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††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: July 28, 2011








Pedestrian killed



Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South Amboy Police Chief Darren LaVigne announced today that police are investigating the death of a pedestrian, who apparently was struck and killed while walking along the shoulder of Route 35 north in South Amboy.


The investigation began after a state Department of Transportation maintenance crew, while spraying herbicide along the highway near Raritan Avenue, discovered the body and called police at 10:46 a.m. today.


The manís identity is being withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.


The results of an autopsy, which will be conducted by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office, were not immediately available.


Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Matthew Barcheski of the South Amboy Police Department at (732) 721-0111, or Investigator Sean OíLone of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3315.