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34-year-old trucker found dead in roadside rig

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A truck driver was found dead on the side of an interstate in New Jersey on Sunday. 

The driver was found on Sunday, August 20th in Denville, New Jersey along Interstate 80. 

According to Denville News, police responded to the parked rig after receiving reports that it was parked along the interstate near mile marker 40.5 on the westbound side of I-80. 

Officers arrived at the semi truck to discover the driver deceased inside. The trucker was identified as 34-year-old Jonathan Vistren-Jaquez from Mexico. 

“The incident is under investigation but is not considered suspicious at this time,”  said New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry. No further information has been released.

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