The victim, 34-year-old Durhon Fuller, of Newark, died in the accident near Bergen Street and Madison Avenue in Newark. Fuller, driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee, collided with the back of a semi-truck at about 11:50 a.m.
The collision set both vehicles ablaze and trapped Fuller inside his vehicle.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the semi-truck was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-serious injuries.
An investigation into the crash continues at this time.
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