Deadly accident on Route 55 in Elk Twp., N.J.

ELK TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- One person is dead following a crash on Route 55 approaching Exit 48 in Elk Township, New Jersey early Thursday.

Police said the fatal accident occurred near the approach to Ellis Mill Road and it involved a pedestrian.

Reports are that one car is on the shoulder while another veered off into nearby woods.

Currently only one lane is getting by on Route 55 northbound as police investigate.
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