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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A car accident early Tuesday morning closed a portion of Route 47 for several hours, police said.

The route closed between Railroad Avenue and Fulling Mill Road in the Rio Grande section of the township, according to a news release from police sent just after 4 a.m.

The route re-opened in both directions with a lane shift for utility repairs just before 7 a.m., according to an update from police. 

Drivers were asked to use caution while in the area. 

Contact: 609-272-7241

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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