By CBS3 Staff

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (CBS) — Police say one person is dead after a fiery crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash happened on the southbound lanes near Mount Laurel.

State police say a van crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer and caught on fire. One person in the van died.

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Police are trying to figure out if the tractor-trailer was parked or moving at the time of the crash.

One lane is now open.