Authorities in Gloucester County say an ATV rider was killed in a crash late Friday night.

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The Franklin Township Police Department says the accident happened just before 11 PM near the railroad crossing on Little Mill Road.

A police investigation revealed a 2007 Honda ATV being driven by 24-year-old James McCormick of Clayton was traveling southbound on the tracks when he lost control of his vehicle and was ejected, causing severe injures.

Officials say McCormick was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

McCormick was taken to Inspira Hospital in Mullica Hill where he was pronounced dead.

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