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The Atlantic City Expressway eastbound entrance in the township is closed until further notice after a serious motorcycle crash, police said Saturday morning.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A passenger on a motorcycle died and the driver was injured in a May 18 accident on the Atlantic City Expressway eastbound entrance.

The Yamaha motorcycle struck the guardrail on the left side of the on-ramp at the Hamilton Mall about 8 a.m. May 18, State Police Sgt. Jeff Flynn said.

The passenger, Yvonne Adams, 27, of Mays Landing, died, and the driver, Matthew Gittens, 34, also of Mays Landing, sustained “moderate injuries,” Flynn said.

The on-ramp was closed by State Police for about three hours Saturday.

The accident is under investigation, Flynn said.

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

Staff Writer

I report breaking news and cover the local stories at the Press's digital desk. I grew up in South Jersey and graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2017 with a degree in English.

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