UPDATE: New Jersey Man Killed in NJ Turnpike Crash

NJ State Police officials are looking into the cause of a collision that killed a man on the NJ Turnpike in Kearny.

According to a statement released by NJ State Police, the crash occurred this morning at approximately 2:24 a.m., on the western spur of the New Jersey Turnpike northbound, in the area of mile marker 109.4, in Kearny.

Officials said preliminary information indicates that Mr. Alexander Dziewa, 27, of National Park. was operating a TailG electric scooter in the left lane when he was struck from behind by a Buick Rendezvous SUV.

According to NJ State Police, Mr. Dziewa sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The roadway was shut down for approximately three hours, officials said.

Circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation.