Two pedestrians were struck on Rt. 9 late Thursday night, and police have now confirmed one is dead. Police stated that a male victim was pronounced dead at the hospital at 11:43 p.m. Thursday night.
One female pedestrian remained in critical condition as of Friday morning. The two were hit by a van on Rt. 9 South near the Marlboro Motor Lodge. The van was traveling southbound, the driver did sustain injuries and was transfered by ground to the hospital.
Witnesses of the accident administered emergency services in the roadway before ambulances arrived.
Police temporarily shut down the roadway following the accident, until 2 am.