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2 Dead After Porsche Goes Airborne

The crash happened in Toms River, New Jersey
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 10, 2019 4:50 PM CST
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A Porsche is removed from the second story of a building after the convertible went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a New Jersey commercial building early Sunday, killing both of the car's occupants, in Toms River, NJ.   (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
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(Newser) – Police say a convertible traveling at high speed went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a New Jersey commercial building, killing both of the car's occupants. Toms River police say the red Porsche Boxster went out of control just after 6:30am. Sunday. The car hit the center median, struck an embankment, and went airborne. Police said two Toms River men, 22-year-old Braden DeMartin and 23-year-old Daniel Foley, were deceased when emergency responders arrived at the scene, reports the AP.

Police said the structure, which was unoccupied at the time, has been deemed unsafe by a building inspector. Sgt. Vincent Padalino said the building houses four businesses, including a counseling service and a real estate company.

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