NJ State Police officials said Troopers responded at 9:26 p.m. to a crash on I-287 north milepost 21.8, Bedminster Twp., Somerset County. Based on a preliminary investigation pedestrian Erik Salemke, a 38- year-old male of Bridgewater Twp. was crossing I-287 north in the area of 21.8 when he was struck by and unknown vehicle that did not stop.
Official said a Volvo tractor trailer was traveling north on I-287 and struck Mr. Erik Salemke who was down in the roadway after being stuck by an unknown vehicle.
As a result of the crash Erik Salemke sustained fatal injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.