Cape May Court House Man Killed in Crash on Route 147
Officials in Middle Township say a man from Cape May Court House was killed in a crash Tuesday morning.
The Middle Township Police Department says their officers responded to a crash on Route 147 at Massachusetts Avenue around 8:15 this morning for the report of a crash.
Their investigation revealed a vehicle being driven westbound on Route 147 by 64-year-old Jerry Jorgensen of Cape May Court House struck the Garden State Parkway overpass and then a residence along the highway before coming to a stop. Authorities say Jorgensen was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cops say the overpass was struck by a hydraulic lift on the vehicle that is used for dumpsters.
One person in the residence that was hit was not injured in the accident.
Members of the Middle Township Police Department Crash Unit, the Middle Township Police Department Major Crimes Unit, and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office continues to investigate the crash.