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Woman Sitting on NJ Beach Bench Dies After Being Hit by Out-of-Control Car

The car crashed into the woman who sitting on a bench before going into the Delaware Bay, police said

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A woman died Monday after she was struck by an out-of-control car that hit her while she was sitting on a bench at the Jersey Shore, authorities said.

Four other people were hospitalized in the crash Sunday. The car ended up in the Delaware Bay.

The incident happened after two cars filled with family members went to see the sunset in Lower Township near Lincoln Boulevard in Cape May County, police said.

The driver of one of the two cars may have had a medical episode, police said. The car went out control, hitting another car and then speeding toward the bay.

The car crashed into the bench before it ended up in the water, police said.

Four other people were taken to hospitals by medical hospitals or ambulance, but neighbors said the crash could have been even worse -- the beach had been packed with people earlier that day.

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