Authorities in Union County are investigating a pedestrian strike that reportedly caused fatal injuries on Route 1&9 in Elizabeth on Sunday morning.
According to a preliminary investigation, police and EMS responded to reports of a person down in the 200 block of Spring Steet just before midnight.
Upon arrival, police found the victim lying in the roadway after a car struck them at that location.
Police say the unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation.