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2 killed in crash after police chase on Interstate 78; pedestrian hurt in separate crash

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WARREN TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — Two people have died in a crash after a police chase on Interstate 78.

New Jersey State Police say troopers attempted to stop a Honda that was driving erratically around 8:45 p.m. Saturday in Berkeley Heights Township. The driver fled, and police followed for about 3 miles before the Honda driver lost control and ran off the road.

Two people inside the vehicle died. The police car was not involved in the accident.

Police also say a pedestrian was hit in a separate crash at the same place. The pedestrian and driver were taken to a hospital. Their conditions are unknown. No police were hurt in either incident.

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