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One Dead in Route 18 Crash in Colts Neck

Colts Neck

Authorities in Monmouth Couty are investigating a crash that killed a person on a highway in Colts Neck Sunday morning. 

It happened just before 3:25 a.m. in the southbound lanes of NJ-18 near exit 22. 

Police closed all lanes after they arrived at the crash site and found at least one severely injured victim inside a vehicle at that location. 

EMS confirmed the unidentified person dead at the scene. 

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office was notified of the collision and will join the investigation. 

The cause of the crash has not been determined at this time.