Police have released the identity of the 51-year-old Wantage man fatally struck by a tractor-trailer on I-287 in Mahwah.
The accident happened at approximately 11:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes, near the Route 17 spilt.
According to authorities, the victim later identified as John Neumayer, 51, of Wantage - was involved in a prior crash and was exiting his Hyundai when he was struck by the truck.
Officials say Neumayer was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police closed the southbound lanes of I-287 for approximately five hours following the accident.