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UPDATE: Marlboro Man Killed After Rear-End Crash into Tractor Trailer at Turnpike Rest Area in Woodbridge

By rlsmetro on
Woodbridge Township

New Jersey State Police are investigating a crash that caused fatal injuries just off the NJ Turnpike in Middlesex County on Thursday night. 

According to a statement by NJ State Police officials, troopers responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike 10S from the North on the outer lanes to the Thomas Edison service area in Woodbridge Township at approximately 7:07 p.m.

State police said a preliminary investigation revealed a tractor-trailer was parked on the right shoulder of the New Jersey Turnpike 10S north to south on the outer ramp when a Honda Civic collided with the tractor trailer's rear.

The driver of the Honda Civic, identified as Mr. Henry Lee, 54, of Marlboro, sustained fatal injuries due to the crash and was pronounced on the scene, according to NJ State Police Spokeswoman Brandi Slota.

There were no other injuries reported. 

The official cause of the crash has not been determined at this time.