CRANBURY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey State Police say one person was killed in a crash that involved 40 vehicles on the New Jersey Turnpike Monday night.
The crash happened at about 9:11 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike near mile-marker 71.4 in Cranbury Township, Middlesex County.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
According to investigators, 21 vehicles were involved in crashes in the inner lanes of the Turnpike and 19 vehicles were involved in crashes in the outer lanes.
New Jersey State Police said Darryl C. Williams, 52, of Bordentown, was killed in a crash that involved 13 cars in the outer lanes.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
Police tell Eyewitness News 68 people, all with non-life threatening injuries, were treated as a result of the crash. Police say some were brought to the hospital for precautionary reasons.
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The incident remains under investigation.