RUNNEMEDE — Two people were killed in a crash involving a dump truck and an SUV on the 42 Freeway early Saturday morning.

State Police said the dump truck was traveling north when it was struck by a vehicle around 4 a.m. north of Route 55 causing, it to overturn. A second SUV hit the overturned truck, according to police.

Police did not disclosed the identities of the deceased or which vehicles they were inside.

Images on a Department of Transportation traffic camera show the dump lying on its side in the left lane with a load spilled onto the roadway.

All lanes remained closed as of 7 a.m. for clean up and investigation. Northbound traffic was being diverted at Route 41. Police also closed Route 55 northbound approaching Route 42.

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