Police: Homeless man killed while trying to cross Route 9 in Howell

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HOWELL TOWNSHIP -

Howell Township police say that a man believed to be homeless was struck and killed by a vehicle while trying to cross Route 9.

It is believed that the 48-year-old man climbed over the cement barrier that separates the lanes of the highway near Kent Road. Police say the driver of a Subaru traveling in the southbound lanes struck the man, who was not identified.

The driver stayed at the scene. The victim died a short time later.

Police say that the driver is not expected to face any charges.

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