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Motorcycle Crash Leaves One Dead on I-80 in Mount Olive

By rlsmetro on
Mount Olive

One person was pronounced dead after a motorcycle crashed on a NJ highway overnight.

It happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 just before 2 a.m. sending police to the scene where they found the operator laying on the roadway suffering severe injuries after being detached from the motorcycle.

Medical personnel pronounced the unidentified person dead a short time later according to officials.

NJ State Police closed off the eastbound lanes of the highway from exit 19-27 for the crash investigation.

There were no other injuries immediately reported.

UPDATE: (1:28 p.m.) Officials identified motorcyclist as Brandon Lastfogel, 30, of Boonton.