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Person Found Dead on Highway in Middlesex County


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.