HAMILTON (Mercer) — A fatal crash during Wednesday morning's commute caused significant delays.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on Route  295 at mile marker 66.1, according to Sgt. Lawrence Peele of the New Jersey State Police. The crash involved a Jeep Wrangler and a Mazda sedan, according to Peele. He said the driver of the Jeep was declared dead at the scene.

In addition to shutting down the northbound side of the roadway, traffic was also affected on Route 1 and Interstate 95, which all come together in the area of the crash, Peele said.

As of 11:35 a.m., the State Police reported the road had been completely re-opened.

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Contact reporter Adam Hochron at 609-359-5326 or Adam.Hochron@townsquaremedia.com

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