One person was killed in a one-car crash Sunday night in Galloway Township, police said.

Shane R. Gerson, 28, of Mullica Township, was killed in an accident that occurred while he was driving at about 8 p.m. on Duerer Street near South Frankfurt Avenue.

Police said he was westbound on Duerer Street when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a large tree on the shoulder.

Gerson, the only occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency responders extracted him from the car.

Police said the cause of the accident is under investigation.

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