The accident occurred on Interstate 295 near exit 2 to the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday evening. According to officials, the 18-wheeler crashed into the pickup and overturned, landing on top of the pickup and trapping the driver inside.
New Jersey On-Line reports that the driver in the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the semi was uninjured. State Police are investigating the cause of the fatal crash.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).