4 killed when car, tanker collide on Garden State Parkway

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey state police say a crash involving a car and a tanker truck on the Garden State Parkway has left four people dead.

The accident happened about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes near Exit 81 in Berkeley Township.

State police say the car slammed into the back of the tanker. The four people killed were all traveling in the car and were pronounced dead at the scene.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the tanker was moving at the time. The tanker driver wasn’t injured.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Authorities shut down some lanes of the highway as they investigated the crash, causing travel delays in the area.

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