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Pedestrian killed on New Jersey street

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.

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.

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