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3 dead in crash near Lincoln Tunnel

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NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) - Three people are dead in a single-vehicle crash in northern New Jersey that snarled traffic leading to the Lincoln Tunnel.

The crash occurred around 6 a.m. Thursday where Route 3 in North Bergen merges with the Route 495 approach to the tunnel leading into New York City.

Hudson County sheriff's office spokesman Mike Makarski told The Jersey Journal two men and a woman were in the vehicle, which has a Massachusetts license plate. Their names had not been released.

All three lanes of Route 3 were closed for more than two hours, causing traffic to back up for miles.

The accident was under investigation.

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