4 dead after car collides with tanker truck on Garden State Parkway

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BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Four people, including two brothers, are dead after a car collided with a tanker truck early Wednesday.

It happened just before 3 a.m. on the Garden State Parkway near Berkeley Township.

A car collided with a tanker truck near mile marker 81.3 on the southbound lanes of the parkway, New Jersey State Police said.

The four occupants of the car were initially listed in serious condition, but police later said they died.

The victims have been identified by police as Kevin Quispe-Prieto, 21; Jimmy Quispe-Prieto, 23; Victor Lugo, 24; and Robert Ordenana, 23. Kevin Quispe-Prieto lived fro Beachwood; the other three were from Lakewood.

Police said Kevin Quispe-Prieto was driving.

Kevin Quispe-Prieto and Jimmy Quispe-Prieto were brothers, according to their Facebook pages, which were linked in a rest-in-peace post by a man who said he was friends with the four victims.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured, said police.

The right lane of the parkway is currently closed to traffic.

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