Authorities seeking driver involved in fatal North Bergen hit-and-run

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Authorities are seeking a driver who killed a pedestrian near the Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center early this morning, fleeing the scene on foot after the accident occurred, an official confirmed.North Bergen police

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Ray Worrall confirmed that a female pedestrian was fatally struck by a small SUV that jumped the curb at 7600 River Road at around 6:30 a.m. this morning.

The North Bergen Police Department has closed both River and Bulls Ferry Roads as a result of the accident and the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the prosecutor’s office, is on the scene as well.

No further information was immediately available.