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37-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed on I-78 in Newark


NJ State Police are investigating a pedestrian strike that killed a man on an interstate in Newark Thursday night.

According to State Police officials, the incident happened just before 8:55 p.m. on I-78 west near the ramp from Route 1&9 in Newark.

Officials say, the driver of the BMW was traveling on the ramp and struck Mr. Travis Sherman, 37, from Leonardo Monmouth County.

Police say they found Sherman unconscious and the unresponsive lying on the highway.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to NJ State Police officials. The driver of the BMW sustained minor injuries.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.