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Fiery crash on N.J. Turnpike kills 1

One person is dead in a fiery accident that closed the New Jersey Turnpike and I-195 for several hours today.

State Police Sgt. Adam Grossman says a dump truck heading South on the Turnpike hit a support column for the I-195 overpass near Interchange 7A, killing the driver. His name has not been released.

As of 8 p.m. Oct 3, 2012.

Eastbound I-195 – open

Westbound I-195 – restricted to one lane 

Northbound N.J. Turnpike – open

Southbound N.J. Turnpike – open 

East Windsor Patch has several photos of the truck after it burst into flames. 

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