One person is dead following a car-pedestrian accident on Route 40 near the Atlantic City-Egg Harbor Township border Tuesday night.

Not many details are available, but Atlantic City Police were asking people to avoid the area near the Exit 2/Atlantic City Expressway entrance last night. The entrance was closed for several hours with detours in place.

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When police sent out an alert late last night, they said they expected the investigation to take several hours.

No other information has been made available as of this writing.

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