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UPDATE: Overturned Tractor-Trailer Snarls Traffic on Morris County Highway

Morris County

Authorities in Morris County are investigating the cause of a crash that stopped traffic on a highway in Sparta on Tuesday afternoon. 

Police closed a section of Route 15 in Morris County afternoon after a tractor-trailer overturned, according to authorities. 

All lanes of the highway’s southbound side were closed shortly before 4 p.m. from the Route 181 Exit in Sparta to Route 181 on the ramp in Jefferson, an alert from town officials said.

Police say no one was injured in the crash, and the driver managed to escape the wreckage. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.