WEST WINDSOR, N.J. - Police say a New Jersey man was killed Sunday morning when he was struck by a car and embedded into the windshield on a major highway in Mercer County.
According to investigators, a 64-year-old man was attempting to cross US 1 near The Square in West Windsor around 6:30 a.m. and wandered across the deceleration lane into the direct path of a northbound vehicle.
Police say the collision caused the victim to become mostly embedded into the vehicle's windshield. The driver, a 31-year-old Plainsboro woman, came to a stop in the shoulder of the highway.
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The unnamed victim was said to have "no signs of life" when medics arrived and was pronounced dead.
The crash and subsequent investigation caused a stretch of US 1 from Quakerbridge Road to Meadow Road to close for nearly four hours.
Authorities have not reported any charges and will continue to investigate the deadly crash.