A Waretown, Ocean Township man was airlifted to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, in Atlantic City on Sunday night after his vehicle drove into the former A&P building on Route 9 in Barnegat Township.

Tony Brown, 49, struck the building in a Dodge pickup truck and partially penetrated the interior of the structure in the crash that occurred at about 5:50 p.m., Barnegat Township police said. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

Brown’s condition could not be learned Sunday night. A nursing supervisor at the hospital said Brown’s family is not releasing information on his condition.

Witnesses observed the pickup truck accelerate across the parking lot and strike the building, police said.

The accident remains under investigation.

Contact Jennifer Bogdan:

609-272-7239

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