Two Dead After Crashing Speeding Porsche into Second Story of Building

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Two people died Sunday in New Jersey after their speeding car lost control, launched off an embankment and flew into the second story of a building, police said.

Two people were killed when a red Porsche crashed into the second floor of a building in New Jersey.

The car, a red Porsche Boxster convertible, was “traveling at a high rate of speed” when it hit a median and eventually crash-landed into the second-story offices of Exit Realty Elite, Toms River Police said.

The car was driven by Braden DeMartin, 22, police said. DeMartin and his passenger, 23-year-old Daniel Foley — both of Toms River — were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

The two are believed to have been the only occupants of the vehicle.

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

Isaac Kesserman, the owner of the building, said no one was inside at the time of the crash.

The accident occurred on Hooper Avenue between Indian Hill Road and College Drive around 6:30 a.m. The area was shut down for about seven hours.

The crash is currently under investigation by Toms River Traffic Safety officers.

11 comments

  • mattwesleywert1984

    When you operate a vehicle your are responsible for the vehicle and passengers in the vehicle. Advertisements, commercials, and or who the vehicle is marketed too does not matter. In the end you the driver is responsible for the vehicle

  • Lisa Marshinski

    The families should sue Porche for their advertising of the Boxster, that was aimed at young men to entice them to go faster than the speed limit. This would have never happened if they were in a Prius. Ban Porche Boxsters!!

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