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Medical emergency suspected after dump truck driver crashes into tree, dies in Warren County, state police say

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A dump truck driver died after he had a suspected medical emergency and crashed into a tree in Warren County Friday afternoon, according to New Jersey State Police Sergeant Alejandro Goez.

The crash was reported at 4:50 p.m. on Knowlton Road between Auble Road and Koeck Road in Knowlton Township, Goez said.

Goez said that the 76-year-old Knowlton Township man was traveling north on Knowlton Road when suffered a suspected medical emergency and crashed into a tree.

The man was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono, where he was pronounced dead, Goez said.

The crash remains under investigation, Goez said.

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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