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A man is dead following a crash yesterday afternoon in Putnam. (WFSB file photo)

MILFORD, CT (WFSB) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver on Interstate 95 northbound in Milford Friday morning, according to the Department of Transportation.

State police identified the victim as 24-year-old Alfredo Javier Lopez Marrero of Tampa, FL.

The incident happened between Exit 39B and 40 around 3 a.m.

According to state police, a driver traveling along I-95 north just south of exit 40 struck Lopez Marrero as he was standing near another vehicle, which was disabled.

The victim was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A passenger in the struck vehicle was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

The left and center lanes were closed but have since reopened.

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