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1 dead in car, tractor-trailer crash on Route 46 in Roxbury Township

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 25-year-old woman died Tuesday morning after her car collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 46 in Roxbury Township, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

The crash happened on March 15, at around 8:30 a.m., in the area of Route 46 and Phillips Way, Carroll said.

A police investigation revealed that a tractor-trailer was exiting the Citgo gas station onto Route 46 westbound and the tractor portion of the truck was completely in the roadway, Carroll said.

A single-occupant car, driven by a 25-year-old Netcong woman, was traveling on Route 46 eastbound and crashed directly into the truck. She was pronounced dead at the scene and authorities are in the process of notifying the victim’s next of kin, Carroll said.

There were no other vehicles involved in the crash and no other injuries reported, Carroll said.

The incident is being investigated by the Roxbury Police Department, Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200 or the Roxbury Police Department at 973-448-2100.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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