UPDATE at 12:50 PM: A 5th grade Hillcrest Student was struck by a car on Franklin Boulevard this morning, according to authorities. He was taken to the hospital where he has been joined by his family. 

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Boulevard is closed in the area of Norman and Matilda Avenue pending a police investigation, according to a 9:12 am township alert.

Breaking News Network is also reporting a pedestrian strike in the same area at around 9:08 am.

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