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Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop

  • Officials investigate at the scene where authorities say a New Jersey state police officer fatally shot a man during an investigation at the Molly Pitcher service area, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Cranbury, N.J. No police officers were hurt in the shooting on the service area, which serves the New Jersey Turnpike. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Officials investigate at the scene where authorities say a New Jersey state police officer fatally shot a man during an investigation at the Molly Pitcher service area, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Cranbury, N.J. No police officers were hurt in the shooting on the service area, which serves the New Jersey Turnpike. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)  (The Associated Press)

  • A body is covered by a sheet next to a vehicle at the scene where authorities say a New Jersey state police officer fatally shot a man during an investigation at the Molly Pitcher service area, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Cranbury, N.J. No police officers were hurt in the shooting on the service area, which serves the New Jersey Turnpike. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    A body is covered by a sheet next to a vehicle at the scene where authorities say a New Jersey state police officer fatally shot a man during an investigation at the Molly Pitcher service area, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Cranbury, N.J. No police officers were hurt in the shooting on the service area, which serves the New Jersey Turnpike. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)  (The Associated Press)

  • A body is covered by a sheet next to a vehicle as officials look on at the scene where authorities say a New Jersey state police officer fatally shot a man during an investigation at the Molly Pitcher service area, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Cranbury, N.J. No police officers were hurt in the shooting on the service area, which serves the New Jersey Turnpike. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    A body is covered by a sheet next to a vehicle as officials look on at the scene where authorities say a New Jersey state police officer fatally shot a man during an investigation at the Molly Pitcher service area, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Cranbury, N.J. No police officers were hurt in the shooting on the service area, which serves the New Jersey Turnpike. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)  (The Associated Press)

Authorities say a New Jersey state police officer has fatally shot a man during an investigation at a highway service area.

The attorney general's office says the shooting happened Thursday afternoon at the Molly Pitcher service area on the New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury.

No police officers were hurt in the shooting. The man who was shot was declared dead at the scene.

Video footage from news helicopters over the scene shows a pickup truck smashed into barriers on the side of the service road leading to the rest area.