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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on I-287 in Bedminster


A pedestrian struck by a vehicle on a highway in Somerset County suffered fatal injuries  Sunday morning. 

It happened around 4:40 a.m. in the southbound lanes on I-287 near exit 22 in Bedminster. 

A prelmainry investigation indicated that police and EMS arrived at the scene and found an unidentified person lying on the roadway suffering severe injuries after a vehicle struck them at that location.

Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.  

Police are trying to determine the circumstances behind the incident and why the victim was on the highway. 

There were no other injuries reported.