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Police: 2 people in taxi killed, 1 in another vehicle injured in New Jersey Turnpike crash

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MONROE, New Jersey — New Jersey State Police say two people in a taxi cab were killed in a crash in the southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike.

State Police Sgt. First Class Gregory Williams says the accident happened about 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the inner lanes of the highway near Monroe and involved the cab and another vehicle.

Williams says one person in the other vehicle was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Police did not identify the victims and were investigating how exactly the accident happened.

Traffic in the area was delayed because of the crash.

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