By Jim Melwert

 

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WOOLWICH, N.J. (CBS) — One person is dead after a three-vehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woolwich Township, NJ.

It happened in the southbound lanes of the turnpike about 3:30 this morning.

State police say a pick-up truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer, and the tractor-trailer tipped over.  A utility truck then ran into the tractor-trailer.

The driver of the utility truck was killed, the driver of the pick-up was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

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Southbound traffic on the turnpike was being forced off at Exit Four, onto Interstate 295 south.

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