How a Porsche flew into 2nd floor of a building, killing two

Clay Curtis
November 11, 2019

Two people were killed Sunday morning after a red Porsche crashed into the second floor of a commercial building in Toms River, police said.

The sports vehicle was traveling at "a high rate of speed" on Hooper Avenue when the driver lost control, hit the center median and smashed through a window on the building's second floor, Toms River Police spokeswoman Jillian Messina told Fox News via email.

The vehicle was driven by Braden DeMartin, 22, police said.

Police identified the victims as Braden DeMartin, 22, and Daniel Foley, 23, both of Toms River.

Cops on scene told The Post two people had died in the crash.

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The building, which the real estate agency shares with a software company and a family therapist, has been deemed "unsafe", police said.

According to preliminary reports, the collision happened at approximately 6:42 a.m.in the vicinity of 1466 Hooper Avenue.

The commercial building was vacant at the time of the crash, authorities said. The area was shut down for about seven hours.

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