BEDFORD - A deadly car accident in northern Westchester has claimed the life of a Connecticut man.

The crash happened Tuesday shortly before 9 p.m. on the southbound side of I-684 in Bedford.

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State police say the unidentified victim got out of his car and was hit by another car. Several other drivers also crashed after reportedly trying to avoid the accident.

Part of I-684 was shut down until just about 3 a.m. as crews reconstructed the accident scene.

The other victims involved in the crash are recovering this morning after suffering non-life threatening injuries.