- Associated Press - Thursday, March 5, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Officials are predicting a rough evening commute because of the snow that has claimed at least one life on New Jersey’s highways.

Police say the driver of a car died in a crash with a pickup on Route 28 in Raritan Thursday.

The name of the victim has not been released and the accident is under investigation.

By the middle of the day, state troopers had responded to 151 motor vehicle incidents, mostly in the northern part of the state.

Speed has been reduced to 35 mph on the New Jersey Turnpike and Atlantic City Expressway. It’s 35 mph from Exit 30 north on the Garden State Parkway and 45 mph from Exit 30 south.

The Transportation Department has deployed more than 2,500 plows and spreaders.



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