WOODBRIDGE - A 51-year-old male died in a Thanksgiving crash that turned grand theft auto on Route 1 near St. George's Ave.
Around 9:52 p.m. Nov. 24, township police responded to a report of an accident on Route 1 near St. George's Ave.
According to the preliminary investigation, a man in a vehicle was traveling on Route 1 Southbound when he struck the median, rolled over, and was trapped in the vehicle. A little later another vehicle - before being stolen - struck the overturned vehicle. The driver of the original vehicle was rushed to JFK Medical Center and pronounced there, Woodbridge Police Sergeant Joseph Angelo said.
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The cause of death and the identity of the victim have not been determined.
The second vehicle was retrieved a short time later and three males were arrested, Angelo said.
Nineteen-year-old Terrence McDonald, and 23-year-old Ulyssee McDonald, Jr., both from Elizabeth, and a 17-year-old juvenile were arrested for receiving stolen property, and being in possession of a stolen vehicle. Other charges relating to the crash are still pending, according to authorities.
Anyone with information should call Wooodbrige Traffic Investigator Jake Fasano at 732-634-7700 ext. 6646
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This article originally appeared on MyCentralJersey.com: Man dies in Thanksgiving crash turned grand theft auto, three arrested