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North Jersey Man, 21, Fatally Struck By Car-Carrier On NJ Turnpike

A 21-year-old Paterson man was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer early Monday morning when he got out of his car in a crossover lane on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said.
A 21-year-old Paterson man was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer early Monday morning when he got out of his car in a crossover lane on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said. Photo Credit: COURTESY: NJ State Police

A 21-year-old Paterson man was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer early Monday morning when he got out of his car in a crossover lane on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said.

Tyrell Henry was stopped in a crossover section for I-95 and Route 80 on the southbound lane of the turnpike in Ridgefield Park when he walked into a travel lane and was struck by a car carrier, operated by a 63-year-old man from Patchogue, N.Y., NJ State Police said.

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. and is under investigation, police said.

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