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1 Dead in Fiery Crash Involving Van and Tractor-Trailer on NJ Turnpike

First responders tried to rescue a person inside the van. That person was later pronounced dead however. 

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At least one person died in a fiery crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mount Laurel Monday night. 

A van crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike near Creek Road. The impact caused the van and part of the truck to catch fire. 

First responders tried to rescue a person inside the van. That person was later pronounced dead however. 

Officials have not yet revealed the cause of the crash. 

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