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2 People Dead After Car Hits Median, Goes Airborne And Crashes Into Second Floor Of New Jersey Building

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (CBS/AP) -- Police say a car lost control, went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a New Jersey business, killing two people. Toms River police say the red Porsche was traveling northbound at on Hooper Avenue near the intersection of Indian Hill Road at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, struck a median and went airborne crashing into the second story of Exit Realty.

Twenty-two-year-old Braden DeMartin, who was driving the vehicle, and his passenger, 23-year-old Daniel Foley, were pronounced dead on the scene.

Tom's River police press secretary gave an update from the scene.


Sgt. Vincent Padalino says the building, which is across from Hooper Avenue Elementary School, was unoccupied at the time.

He says the building houses four businesses, including Exit Realty.

Officials deemed the building unsafe.

Police and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office are investigating.

(© Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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