An dump truck that overturned onto a van closed down Route 70 and left one person dead on Thursday morning.

Route 70 is blocked at Route 539 in Manchester due to a fatal accident in Pemberton (NJ DOT)

Pemberton Police said the truck collided with a minivan around 6:45 a.m., closing down the road for cleanup and investigation.

One person died at the scene and another was taken to Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills.

Police did not identify the deceased person, and did not say which vehicle that person was in.

The truck was not carrying a load, according to police.

As of 9:45 a.m. the road was closed in both directions between Route 539 in Manchester and Pasadena Avenue.

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