Fatal Crash Reported on I-80 in Montville

NJ State Police officials are conducting a crash investigation on a NJ Highway that left one person dead early Thursday morning.

According to preliminary reports from police, the crash happened at approximately 2:35 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80 near exit 47A in Montville.

Police arrived at the scene and closed several lanes after they noticed a crash with an injured victim at that location.

The driver of a vehicle suffered fatal injuries while EMS checked a female passenger for injuries according to reports.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police have not released the identity of the victim at this time.