BEVERLY (CBS) – An Endicott College student was killed on Route 128 in Beverly early Tuesday morning.

The 20-year-old from Boxford was walking or skateboarding in the left lane of 128 north around midnight when he was hit by a Chevrolet Suburban SUV near exit 18, according to State Police.

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State Police shut down part of the highway for the investigation early Tuesday. (WBZ-TV)

The driver, a 55-year-old man from Florida, stopped immediately and called 911.

The student, identified by the school as sophmore Timothy Glendinning, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tim Glendinning. (Facebook photo)

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“The victim was in possession of a skateboard at the time of the crash. Whether he was riding the skateboard or carrying it at the time of the crash is part of the ongoing investigation,” State Police spokesman Dave Procopio said in a statement.

“The community is profoundly saddened by his loss and our deepest sympathies are with the Glendinning family. Tonight we will have a candlelight vigil to mourn Timothy’s passing and to celebrate the friendship that so many on campus shared with him,” the school said in a statement late Tuesday morning.

Students are set to begin classes Wednesday.

“Everyone here is so special and they contribute a lot to the community and it’s heartbreaking to hear,” Endicott student Christopher Cole told WBZ-TV.

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No charges have been filed at this point in the investigation.