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ALERT: Pedestrian Killed by Car on Garden State Parkway in Bergen County

Bergen County

By: Jeff Sommes 

New Jersey traffic officials at 511-NJ have alerted commuters to an ongoing crash investigation on the Garden State Parkway in Bergen County.

AdAccording to the agency, the incident occurred shortly before 5:24 a.m. in the southbound lanes near Exit 172 in Montvale.

Preliminary reports indicate that this was a pedestrian strike, tragically resulting in fatal injuries.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, one right lane has been closed, which is expected to cause delays during the morning rush.

Details surrounding the circumstances of the pedestrian strike and the identity of the victim are currently under investigation by NJ State Police officials. 

Commuters are advised to exercise caution and patience when navigating the affected area as authorities work diligently to gather information about this tragic incident.