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Tractor-trailer driver dies in fiery crash on New Jersey Turnpike

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Tractor-trailer driver dies in fiery crash on New Jersey Turnpike
A tractor-trailer driver was killed in a fiery crash early Tuesday morning on the New Jersey Turnpike in Salem County, New Jersey.

SALEM COUNTY, N.J. — A tractor-trailer driver was killed in a fiery crash early Tuesday morning, June 14, on the New Jersey Turnpike in Salem County, New Jersey.

NJ.com reports that Randy Wayne Morgan, 59, of Biscoe, North Carolina, was traveling northbound, approaching the Interchange 1 toll plaza on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carney’s Point Township at about 3:15 a.m.

At some point, Morgan hit a concrete divider separating toll lanes. The truck Morgan was driving caught fire and was soon engulfed in flames.

Police told NJ.com that Morgan was trapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. He was alone in the truck. No other vehicles were involved, and the accident remains under investigation.

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Tractor-trailer driver dies in fiery crash on New Jersey Turnpike

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