Township of Hamilton Police Department

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A 17-year-old driver from Mays Landing struck a utility pole’s guy-wire and overturned Early Wednesday near Fifth Street and Route 50, police said.

The driver was extricated from her 2010 GMC Terrain after 6 a.m. by firefighters and treated for minor injuries, police said. There were no other passengers.

The Mays Landing and Laureldale fire companies and the Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad responded. Fifth Street was blocked between Hanthorn Street and Route 50 for about an hour, police said.

The crash is under investigation.

​Contact: 609-272-7260

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I cover breaking news on the digital desk. I graduated from Temple University in Dec. 2017 and joined the Press in the fall of 2018. Previously, I freelanced, covering Pennsylvania state politics and criminal justice reform.

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