An early morning crash in Hamilton Township has claimed the life of a man from Bridgeton.

Hamilton Township Police say they responded to Millville Avenue near Wheeling Avenue just before 3:00 Thursday morning for the report of a crash.

A preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling westbound on Millville Avenue in the area of milepost 25.5 when it left the road and hit a tree.

The vehicle had two occupants -- a 24-year-old man from Bridgeton who sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries; he was transported to ARMC-City for treatment. The other occupant, a 25-year-old man from Bridgeton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identities are being withheld pending notification of family members.

Police say neither occupant was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The incident is currently under investigation and no further information is being released at this time. Anyone who witnessed the crash, or has any information pertaining to this incident, is urged to call (609) 625-2700.

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