UPDATE: Pedestrian Strike Leaves Man Dead on Route 22 in Union

Police released the identity of a man who was killed on a NJ highway overnight in Union.

According to police Mr. Noor Hussain of Union suffered massive injuries after a vehicle driven by a 62-year-old man struck him.  

EMS rushed Hussain to University Hospital where he ultimately he died a short time later.

Police say a red Toyota Corolla struck Hussain on Route 22 near The Men Wearhouse at about 9:15 Monday night.

Police closed Route 22 eastbound was closed for several hours for the instigation.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.