Body found on NJ highway ramp entrance

Paterson Police
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PATERSON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Police in New Jersey are investigating after a body was found on a highway ramp Friday morning, authorities said.

According to officials, the body was found at about 5:35 a.m. on the westbound side of Interstate 80 leading into Paterson.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are working to determine if the victim was a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle.

An investigation is ongoing.

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