State police have identified the pedestrian killed early Saturday in an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Francisco J. Cespedes-Garcia, 33, of New Brunswick, was struck by a car on the inner northbound side of the turnpike around 4:20 a.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele said Monday.
The incident occurred in the cars-only lanes of the 12-lane highway between exits 9 and 10 in Edison, police said.
Cespedes-Garcia was declared dead at the scene.
The inner three northbound lanes were reopened about 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
The accident remains under investigation.
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