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Troopers: Pedestrian Dead After Accident on I-84

A portion of the highway was closed for several hours while police investigated.

A New Jersey man who was reportedly standing on the shoulder of an Interstate 84 (I-84) ramp in Southeast died Wednesday after he was struck by a vehicle, officials said.

Authorities at the identified the driver of the vehicle as a Connecticut woman. They would not release further information about identities, or details of the incident, late Wednesday night.

The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. at the ramp for Exit 21 on I-84 westbound, according to a New York State Department of Transportation alert. A second alert at about 2:50 p.m. notified residents that the ramp would be closed for four hours while police investigated.

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