Contact Us
Morris Daily Voice serves Boonton, Chatham, East Hanover, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Madison, Montville, Morris, Morristown, Parsipanny-Troy Hills, Pequannock, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury & Washington Township
Return to your home site

Menu

Morris Daily Voice serves Boonton, Chatham, East Hanover, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Madison, Montville, Morris, Morristown, Parsipanny-Troy Hills, Pequannock, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury & Washington Township

Nearby Towns

  • South Passaic
    serves Clifton, Haledon, Hawthorne, Little Falls, North Haledon, Passaic, Paterson, Prospect Park, Totowa, Wayne & Woodland Park
  • North Passaic
    serves Bloomingdale, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Wanaque & West Milford
Breaking News: Wyckoff Police Officer Helps Rescue Motorist, 74, In Heart-Attack Crash Near Lincoln Tunnel
DV Pilot Police & Fire

UPDATE: Man Runs Into Traffic During Route 80 Stop, Fatally Struck By Tractor-Trailer

New Jersey State Police
New Jersey State Police Photo Credit: NJSP

One person died after a motor vehicle accident on Route 80 in Montville early Thursday morning, authorities said.

** UPDATE: A New York man who was pulled over in a motor vehicle stop on Route 80 early Thursday morning was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer when he ran into oncoming traffic after being asked to get out of his car by a Montville police officer **

The 2 a.m. westbound crash closed the right and center lanes of the highway before rush hour, the state's department of transportation said.

The Daily Record reported the fatality as a pedestrian.

No further information was available as of 10 a.m.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Morris Daily Voice!

Serves Boonton, Chatham, East Hanover, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Madison, Montville, Morris, Morristown, Parsipanny-Troy Hills, Pequannock, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury & Washington Township

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Morris Daily Voice!

Serves Boonton, Chatham, East Hanover, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Madison, Montville, Morris, Morristown, Parsipanny-Troy Hills, Pequannock, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury & Washington Township

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.