Man Killed After Driving Around Police Barricade, Onto Live Wires in Franklin Lakes

Emergency responders pronounced a man dead at the scene after police said he drove around a barricade and onto live wires Thursday morning.

Police responded to the area of Summit Avenue and Route 208 just before 9 a.m. for a report of a car fire.

Upon arrival, officers found a fully a engulfed vehicle near a live power line.

Police say they are trying to determine why the man ignored the barricades and where exactly was he en route to.

The incident is currently under investigation.