Tractor-Trailer Driver Dies in New Jersey Turnpike Crash: Police

A tractor-trailer driver died Tuesday morning after his rig overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials say.

The truck overturned on the southbound lanes of the highway near Secaucus at about 6:30 a.m., according to the New Jersey State Police.

The driver was airlifted to an area hospital and was pronounced dead just before 8 a.m.

It’s not clear what caused the truck to overturn.

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