WASHINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Warren County) – A motorcyclist died in a crash with a farm tractor towing a P-7000 corn planter Wednesday evening in Washington Borough.
The crash was reported on May 13, at around 6:55 p.m., on Route 57 (West Washington Ave), police said.
A preliminary police investigation revealed that a John Deere tractor towing a P-7000 corn planter, driven Ralph Anemia, 62, of Washington, NJ, was traveling Route 57 westbound when a collision occurred with a motorcycle, driven by a 55-year-old Phillipsburg man, who was traveling eastbound on Route 57 westbound, police said.
The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was transported to Hunderton Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The crash remains under investigation, police said.
Route 57 westbound was closed between Grand Ave and Wandling Ave for more than 3 hours, police said.
Washington Township police were assisted by the Washington Emergency Squad, Washington Borough Fire Department, Hunterdon Medical Center Paramedics, Warren County Serious Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team, and the NJ Department of Transportation Traffic Diversion Unit.