HOPE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — One person is dead after a head-on crash between a tractor-trailer and dump truck on the morning of May 2 in Warren County, New Jersey.
LeighValleyLive reports that New Jersey State Police said tractor-trailer, which was carrying pallets, was traveling north collided with the dump truck, which was hauling junk, just after 10:22 a.m. in the 1200 block of Route 519/Hope Bridgeville Road in Hope Township.
An eyewitness reported that the tractor-trailer overturned on the shoulder and the dump truck spun around and stopped facing north. The dump truck engine ended up on fire in the road, according to the witness.
A person was thrown from one of the vehicles. State troopers confirmed that one person was killed but did not identify who it was.
A hazardous materials team was on site and the two-lane road was closed.
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