Pedestrian struck and killed on Route 1 in Lawrence

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Route 1 in Lawrence just after 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, and died at the scene, police said.

The incident took place along the 3300 block of Route 1 just south of the Quakerbridge Road overpass.

The identity of the victim was unknown as of Wednesday night. The driver of the vehicle was a 39-year-old from Ewing. The driver and other occupants of the vehicle were not injured, police said.

Details of the crash are still under investigation by the Lawrence Police Department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Response Team. Witnesses should contact Detective Dean Sawasky at 609-844-7125 or