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I-78 Tractor Trailer Crash Leaves One Dead in Somerset County


NJ State Police are investigating a crash that killed a person on an interstate in Somerset County on Wednesday night. 

According to preliminary reports, at approximately 11:50 p.m., police responded to reports of a crash on the eastbound lanes of I-78 near Exit 26 in Lamington (Bedminster Township) to investigate reports of a crash.

Troopers arrived and found at least two tractor-trailers involved in a collision with the trucks ignited in flames.

Reports say one victim was pronounced dead after firefighters extinguished the blaze.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.