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Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-80 in Morris County

WHARTON BOROUGH, NJ (Morris County) A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Friday night in Morris County, New Jersey State Police Sergeant Lawrence Peele said.

The crash happened at 11:30 p.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound in the area of mile post 33.6 in Wharton Borough, Peele said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a BMW motorcycle, driven by John Nicholson, 31, of Parsippany, ran off the left side of the roadway and struck the guard rail causing Nicholson to be ejected, Peele said.

Nicholson was pronounced dead at the scene, Peele 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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