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Tractor Trailer Carrying Sheetrock Overturned On I-295, 1 Dead

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HAMILITON TWP., N.J. (CBS) – Police say one person had died in two vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer and car on I-295 in New Jersey.

The incident occurred just before 3 p.m. near exit 61A on the northbound lanes of I-295 in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.

Police say a tractor trailer carrying sheetrock overturned.

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Police confirmed one person died at the scene as a result of the crash. The identity of that victim has not been released. It was not immediately known if there were any other injuries due to the accident.

Two northbound lanes are closed and one southbound lane is closed due to the accident.

Police say the investigation is expected to last through rush hour and for motorists to expect delays.

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