UPDATE: 4-year-old boy second victim in Expressway crash

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A 35-year-old man and a 4-year-old boy are dead following a rollover crash on the Atlantic City Expressway this morning (Friday, June 20) in Hamilton Township.

The 7:07 a.m. accident occurred when a 1996 Ford pick-up truck, driven by Roselyn Kornegay, 45, left the road to the right, struck a guard rail and rolled over at mile marker 22.7 westbound, police said.

All six of the occupants, who are from Philadelphia, were ejected from the vehicle, according to Trooper Jeff Flynn of the New Jersey State Police.

Police said there were three occupants in the cab of the truck, Kornegay, the 4-year-old boy, and James Dennis, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kornegay and the boy were flown to Cooper Hospital University Medical Center in Camden where the boy was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m.

Also seriously hurt were the occupants of the bed, Brian Gregory, 19; Shaniqua Abrams, 18, and Dion Kornegay, age unknown. All were transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, two by helicopter.

Flynn said there are no charges at this time, but the accident remains under investigation.

Traffic on the road was blocked for more than two hours while the scene was being cleared.


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