UPDATE: Elizabeth Man Killed in Garden State Parkway Motorcycle Crash in Sayreville

NJ State Police closed several lanes on the Garden State Parkway overnight as they investigated the cause of a crash that killed a motorcyclist.

According to State Police officials, the accident happened at around 10:26 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the parkway, near mile marker 126.9, sending emergency responders to the scene where upon their arrival, they found a male victim laying on the ground unconscious and unresponsive after being ejected from a Suzuki motorcycle.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the driver of the motorcycle
-later identified as Mr. Jesus Del Haya, 39,- struck the rear of a Nissan Altima and was thrown from the bike.

Medics pronounced Mr. Del Haya dead at the scene officials said. Mr. Del Haya was an employee in Elizabeth's DPW division according to reports.

The driver of the vehicle sustained minor complaints of injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Garden State Parkway, Sayreville, NJ