Authorities in Bridgewater are investigating a pedestrian strike that left a person dead on Rt. 22 overnight.
The incident happened at around midnight in the westbound lanes of the highway near North Gatson Avenue where emergency responders rushed to the scene after receiving reports of a pedestrian down according to reports.
Arriving police and EMS units found the severely injured victim laying on the ground at that location.
The victim was later pronounced dead according to reports.
The crash had police close the Rt. 287 ramp that leads to the westbound lanes to Rt. 287 for several hours.
The overnight fatality brings the total to four pedestrians that have been fatally struck on the same stretch of the highway since August.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.