Fatal crash closes S.-bound NJ Turnpike between Exits 4 and 3

A fatal tractor-trailer crash has closed the southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike between Exit 4 in Mount Laurel and Exit 3 in Runnemede, state police say.

Southbound traffic is being detoured via Route 73 to I-295, causing a massive backup in the area.

State police said the crash occurred around 6:50 a.m. at mile marker 26.9 in Barrington.

The soutbound lanes were still closed at 8:45 a.m.