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50-pound dumbbell crashes through windshield on N.J. Turnpike, injuring elderly driver

SALEM COUNTY, N.J. -- An elderly man was seriously hurt after a 50-pound dumbbell crashed through his SUV windshield Monday morning on the New Jersey Turnpike, CBS Philadelphia reported

It happened around 7:20 a.m. near mile marker 6.3 south in Oldmans Township.

New Jersey State Police said the driver lost control, left the turnpike and crashed into the woods after the 50-pound dumbbell smashed through the window.

The man was transported to Crozier Chester Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time. 

Police say there was a woman also in the vehicle. She was not injured.

Police do not know yet where the weight came from and are investigating. 

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