Motorcyclist killed in crash on Rt. 55 in Elk Township

September 12, 2013 9:51:38 AM PDT
Route 55 southbound in Gloucester County was closed for part of Thursday morning after a fatal crash involving a motorcycle.

The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. at mile marker 47.6 in Elk Township.

New Jersey State Police are on the scene and they have confirmed that the operator of the motorcycle was killed in the wreck.

The identity of the person killed has not been released.

Route 55 was closed for a few hours but was reopened by 12:00 p.m.