ID Released For Driver Killed In Route 80 Crash

State Police have determined the identity of the driver killed in an early morning crash on Route 80 eastbound.

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

Ping Chu, 50, was behind the wheel of a Toyota Sienna near milepost 10.4 in Hope Township (Warren County) when the vehicle struck the left guardrail, re-entered the highway, crossed all lanes, hit the right guardrail, ran off the roadway completely and struck multiple trees around 7 a.m., NJSP Trooper Brandi Slota told Daily Voice.

Chu, of Flushing, New York, suffered fatal injuries, Slota said.

One of three right lanes were closed for the crash investigation, according to 511NJ.

Additional details were not immediately released, and the crash remained under investigation.

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