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Man 28, from Plainfield was killed in an attack Thursday morning on his way to work.
Robert C. Cepeda was greeted around 2 a.m. as he crossed Highway 28 at the intersection with Chimney Rock Road in Bridgewater, according to Somerset County District Attorney Michael H. Robertson. Rescuers were unable to resuscitate Cepeda, who was pronounced dead on the scene, the prosecutor said.
Plainfield’s Robert C. Cepeda had just gotten off an NJ Transit bus and was heading to work at UPS when he was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in Bridgewater, authorities said. #DailyVoice #UPS #Plainfield #Bridgewater https://t.co/RDSPbUxosy
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Cepeda and two employees had just gotten off a commuter bus at the designated stop on the west side of Route 28 and were on their way to work at a UPS building near Chimney Rock Road, authorities said. Authorities said he was on his way to a grocery store when he was struck by a brown or red semi-trailer heading east without a trailer.
The truck slowed down after colliding with Cepeda, but did not stop and headed south on Route 287, Robertson said in a statement.