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Pedestrian run over when he takes shortcut underneath truck


February 8, 2019

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian who tried to take a shortcut by scooting underneath a parked tractor-trailer was critically injured when the driver started up the vehicle and drove away.

Edison police say the 30-year-old Princeton man and a friend were walking back to a hotel around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday when he decided to go under the truck that was stopped to refuel at a gas station. He was then struck by four rear tires and dragged about 10 feet.

The truck driver, a Farmington Hills, Michigan resident who was unaware the man had been struck, drove away from the station and...

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