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2 Die After Car Catches Fire Along Atlantic City Expressway

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Marion Shrader

Two people died after their car crashed along the Atlantic City Expressway Friday afternoon.

The one-car wreck on the snowy roadway snarled traffic approaching mile-marker 21 westbound near the Frank S Farley Service Plaza in Hammonton, New Jersey around 2:15 p.m.

Medics rushed two people inside the Ford Focus from the scene. New Jersey State Police said those people later died.

Troopers warned motorists to expect major delays as only one lane got by for hours.

Police warned all motorists to slow down saying that 132 crashes occurred as people drove too fast for the conditions.

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