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Authorities ID 2 Motorcyclists Killed, 1Injured In Middlesex County NJ Turnpike Crash

Marcus Wood, 30 of Willingboro, died in a 3-motorcycle crash Sunday on the NJ Turnpike in Middlesex County.
Marcus Wood, 30 of Willingboro, died in a 3-motorcycle crash Sunday on the NJ Turnpike in Middlesex County. Photo Credit: Marcus Wood Facebook

Two motorcycle drivers were killed in a three-bike crash on the NJ Turnpike Sunday in Middlesex County, authorities said.

Three riders were ejected from their bikes after a crash in the outer southbound lane near mile marker 84.2 in New Brunswick just after 1:20 p.m., New Jersey Police Lt. Ted Schafer said.

Brayan Portillo-Padilla, 22 of Sayerville, and Marcus Wood, 30 of Willingboro died. A third driver, a 29-year-old of Morrisville, PA, survived, Schafer said.

The crash investigation was ongoing as of Monday morning.

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