A tractor-trailer and car collided along Interstate 95 in New Jersey leaving a woman dead and the roadway closed early Thursday.
The deadly wreck left I-95 northbound closed near Exit 4 (Route 31) in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, around 3 a.m., said New Jersey State Police.
The female crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer that was parked on the shoulder of the highway, said state police Sgt. Jeff Flynn.
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The unidentified woman's car burst into flames and she died on the scene.
After closing down the roadway as they investigated, police slowly reopened lanes but as of 5 a.m. two lanes remained closed.
U.S. Route 1 could be used as an alternate.