Sad car crash news after the jump

EGG HARBOR TWP. -

State Police say one person is dead after a fiery morning crash on the Garden State Parkway.

Authorities responded to the area of mile marker 38 on the Northbound lanes of the Parkway in Egg Harbor Township around 7:45 Tuesday morning. Police say a silver Mercedes struck a sliver Honda from behind, causing it to burst into the flames.

The driver of the Honda, a woman, was pulled out of the car and given CPR by a passerby, according to police, but despite the rescue efforts, she was pronounced dead at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.

The driver of the Mercedes was taken to AtlanticCare's Mainland campus with non-life-threatening injuries.