Pedestrian struck and killed in Berlin Township

BERLIN TWP., N.J. - July 23, 2013

Police have identified the victim as 51 year-old Clement DeVito of Berlin, New Jersey.

The accident happened around 10:15 p.m. on Route 73 near Franklin Avenue.

Crews arrived to find DeVito laying dead on the ground after being hit by a pickup truck.

Police say the man tried to cross the road when he was struck and killed.

Police say the driver of the pickup had the right-of-way at the time of the crash.

The driver in the truck remained at the scene and police are investigating.

No charges are being filed at this time.

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