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BREAKING: 1 Dead, 45 injured in 15-Car Crash on NJ Turnpike

According to NBC 10 Philadelphia, a 15-car pileup on the NJ Turnpike has lead to 1 person dead and up to 45 others injured.

The accident occurred in Middlesex County, New Jersey around 9:15 PM EST. It is believed icy roads were the cause of the accident, but police have not yet determined that as a cause.

According to Accuweather.com Meteorologist Jack Boston, "Freezing rain was falling and pavement temperatures were below freezing at the time of the accident."

Stay tuned for more information on this developing story.

Story by Accuweather.com Meteorologist Brett Rathbun