A 41-year-old Ocean County man died of an apparent heart attack this morning on Route 130 in South Brunswick.
Police said the man was driving a tractor-trailer from a company based out of Old Bridge when he began to suffer a medical condition and pulled his vehicle to the side of Route 130 near the Oak Lawn Cemetery at about 8:20 a.m.
South Brunswick Police spokesman Sgt. Jim Ryan said the truck driver appeared to suffer a massive heart attack. When first responders arrived, the man was not breathing and had no pulse. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Route 130 was closed to one lane for a short period of time, but police reported no traffic problems.
The Middlesex County Medical Examiner's Office is continuing the investigation and will perform an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
This story will be updated as information becomes available.