PORT REPUBLIC: Darryl Thomas and Zachary Pearce Killed In Car Accident After Vehicle Left Roadway Went Through A Guardrail Down An Embankment and Into A Marsh

MUNICIPALITY MAY BE LIABLE FOR INSTALLING INADEQUATE RAILING PORT REPUBLIC, NEW JERSEY (June 28, 2016) – Two men from New York were killed in a tragic single vehicle car accident after their vehicle went through a guardrail, down an embankment and into a marsh, according to (map) Authorities have been able to identify the two men that died as Darryl Thomas from Brooklyn and Zachary Pearce from Jamaica New York. New Jersey State Police indicated that the accident happened around Milepost 48.6. According to an early investigation by police officers, the driver of the Nissan Maxima was in the left lane when for reasons unknown he lost control of his vehicle and went through a guardrail. Both Darryl Thomas and Zachary Pearce appear to have been ejected from their vehicle. Two other passengers were taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in order to be treated for minor injuries after the crash.


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