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Pedestrian killed on New Jersey street

Published On: Aug 02 2012 08:36:31 AM EDT
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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. -

Hackettstown, New Jersey, police said a 22-year-old man was hit by an old beat-up green dump truck early Wednesday.

The man was hit on Route 182/Mountain Avenue around 4 a.m., near the Route 46 intersection.

Police said Christopher Simmons of East Orange, N.J., was pronounced dead at the scene.

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After hitting Simmons, police said the dump truck failed to stop and continued south on Mountain Avenue.

The incident remains under investigation by the Hackettstown Police Department.