Investigators in Middlesex County are looking into the possibility that a person found dead on a highway in Sayreville was fatally struck by a vehicle Sunday morning.
In a preliminary investigation, local police closed NJ-35 in both directions to investigate after an unidentified person was found lying in the roadway near Ernston Road just before 4:15 a.m.
Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities have not immediately confirmed if the incident is a hit-and-run at this time.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.