A pedestrian was struck and killed by a automobile in Newark, Essex County authorities stated.



a man standing in front of a truck: Investigators from the Maplewood Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office work the scene of a homocide at The Top condominiums on South Orange Avenue in Maplewood on Monday afternoon. 01/04/2021


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Investigators from the Maplewood Police Division and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Workplace work the scene of a homocide at The Prime condominiums on South Orange Avenue in Maplewood on Monday afternoon. 01/04/2021

Rajon Collins, 42, was hit round 9:15 p.m. Sunday close to Springfield Avenue and South 18th Road, Appearing Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens, II and metropolis Public Security Director Brian O’Hara stated in a press release.

Collins, of Newark, died lower than an hour later at College Hospital, officers stated.

The automobile that struck Collins additionally crashed right into a parked automobile, in accordance with prosecutor’s workplace spokeswoman Katherine Carter. No fees have been filed because the investigation continued.

Anybody with data was requested to name the Prosecutor’s Workplace tip line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.

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