Deadly motorcycle accident ties up traffic

May 29, 2012 5:41:55 AM PDT
A deadly motorcycle accident caused major traffic tie ups in New Jersey on Memorial Day.

The crash happened on Route 440 near the Garden State Parkway Monday.

Authorities say 61-year-old Joseph Messina was heading north when he apparently crashed into a concrete divider.

He died at the scene.

The left lane was closed for several hours as police investigated.

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