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NJ-29 Crash Causes Car to Burst into Flames Killing Driver in Hamilton Township

Hamilton Township (Mercer)

NJ State Police were ion the scene of a crash that killed a person inside a vehicle on a highway in Mercer County. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 1 a.m., emergency repsonders were dispatched to reports of a crash in the southbound lanes of Route 29 near Route 295. 


When firefighters arrived, they found a vehicle fully involved in flames after a collision that also involved a truck. Crews swiftly extinguished the fire then found an unidentified person. 

The individual was pronounced dead at t scene after being burned to death. 

Police say the driver of the truck was not injured and the cause of the crash is under investigation.