State Police have now confirmed that a pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene of that accident. The woman, whose identity has not yet been released, died as a result of multiple traumatic injuries.
The accident happened around 6 p.m. in westbound lanes near exit 54, which is near the intersection of Route 85.
Westbound lanes were shut down for several hours as emergency officials cleared the scene and investigated. Be sure to check back for more information on this investigation as it becomes available.
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