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Fatal Pedestrian Strike Under Investigation on Route 9 in Howell

Howell Township

Police have all lanes closed on Route 9 near the Lakewood border as detectives investigate a pedestrian strike with fatal injuries reported.

Emergency responders rushed to 6700 block of Route 9 at around 8 p.m. after they received reports of a person down at that location.

Rescue crews arrived to find an unconscious and unresponsive person laying on the ground according to reports.

The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.

There is an active investigation underway at this time.