Man Dead In Garden State Parkway Toll Plaza Crash

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BARNEGAT – A Howell Township man was killed on the Garden State Parkway Thursday after he crashed into a concrete divder at the Barnegat toll plaza, New Jersey State Police said.

94-year-old Mario Medici was behind the wheel of a Honda Accord heading south in Barnegat when the collision occured at exit 68.9.

State Police confirm that the crash took place around 3:13 p.m. and it is unclear as to what caused the accident.

No other vehicles were involved and there were no other injuries reported.

Traffic was backed up as two toll plaza lanes had to be closed for a few hours after the incident.

The accident remains under investigation.