Authorities investigating fatal collision in Bayonne where hoverboard rider was killed by car

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The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Bayonne where a hoverboard ride was killed by a car.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a motor vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a Bayonne man riding a hoverboard in Bayonne Sunday afternoon, Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

The 40-year-old victim, later identified as Matthew Anderson, was struck in the area of 40th Street and Avenue C. He was pronounced deceased at 3:27 p.m. at the Jersey City Medical Center, officials said.

The driver, a 23-year-old man, remained at the scene. No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.