New Jersey State Police officials are investigating a crash that had several people killed on a NJ highway in Toms Rover on Wednesday.
According to preliminary reports, the early morning crash happened in the South Bound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near mile marker 81.4 where a car struck the back of an oil tanker truck just before 3 a.m.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene and shut down, then detoured all lanes after finding several people suffering severe injuries at that location.
At least two people were pronounced dead at the scene with others suffering life-threatening injuries according to reports.
The cause of the crash is in the early morning stages of the investigation.
**UPDATE 4:58 AM Four -4- confirmed fatalities.**
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