SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Bergen County teenager was killed after her vehicle hit a tree on Fresh Ponds Road Sunday night, police said.
The driver was traveling east on Fresh Ponds Road near Selma Drive, according to authorities, when at 6:31 p.m., her 2012 Honda Pilot left the roadway on a curve and crashed into a tree.
Authorities have not released the teenager's identity.
The Monmouth Junction Fire Department responded to the scene and worked for 30 minutes to free the girl from the wreck, police said.
South Brunswick EMS and paramedics rushed the girl to Robert Wood University Hospital in New Brunswick where she died at 6 a.m. on Monday, according to police.
Fresh Ponds Road remained closed to traffic until 11 p.m. Sunday as police investigated the accident.
Police said that alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the accident.
The South Brunswick Police Traffic Safety Bureau is investigating the crash.
Anyone with information can contact South Brunswick Police Traffic Safety Officer Michael Leung at 732-329-4000 ext. 7430.