I-295 reopens after fiery crash that killed 1

    Interstate 295 has reopened in southern New Jersey after a deadly crash involving a box truck.

    Authorities say it happened at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday along a stretch of I-295 in Burlington County. Police say the truck crashed and burst into flames near the Route 73 overpass in Mount Laurel, killing one person.

    The accident shut down I-295 in both directions as authorities investigated. The lanes opened back up early Monday morning.

    Police haven’t identified the victim.

    Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.

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