Route 2 in the town of Mercer is shut down for the better part of Thursday morning, as state police investigate a fatal car crash… The collision happened around 2:30 am. Witnesses say that it happened near the Christie’s convenience store. Authorities say a fully loaded logging truck and car collided, killing the car’s single passenger. There has been no word yet on the name of the victim, or if there were any other injuries. The section of Route 2 being closed streaches from the junction with Route 137 all the way to Beech Hill.