Serious crash closes Route 70 in Lakewood

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    UPDATE: Westbound lanes are open as of 8:25 p.m. Eastbound lanes are open as of 10:00 p.m. 

    A stretch of Route 70 in Lakewood is closed this evening. 

    The entire highway is closed in the area of Airport Road due to a crash involving a pedestrian that occurred around 7:30 p.m., according to Ocean County Police, Fire, & EMS

    The crash scene is to the west of the Garden State Parkway.

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation says a detour is in place. 

    No additional information was immediately available. 

    This is a breaking news story. Details will be added once more information arrives. 

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