Essex County authorities are investigating a pedestrian strike that killed a person in Livingston Saturday night.
Police shut down traffic on the busy South Orange Avenue near Peach Hill Road as investigators tried to determine what caused a pedestrian accident that had the unidentified person severely struck by a vehicle just before 11:30 p.m.
Units arrived at the scene and found the unconscious and unresponsive as medical crews provided life savings techniques to revive the victims.
Medical crews pronounced the victim dead a short time later.
The Essex County Prosecutors Officer was called to the scene to assist in the investigation.
There were no other serious injuries reported.