A truck driver lost his life in a single-vehicle crash on a highway in Bergen County Saturday night.
According to a preliminary investigation from the scene, NJ State Police were dispatched to the westbound lanes of I-80 near exit 60 for a crash around 8:37 p.m.
Troopers arrived and notified firefighters after they observed a tractor trailer off the highway, down an embankment and engulfed in flames.
Firefighters extinguished intense fire from the rig while they searched for the driver, who was ultimately located and pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
No other injuries were immediately reported.