The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is probing a fatal Secaucus hit-and-run on a service road that killed a 35-year-old Union City woman.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
“The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal hit and run that occurred last night on the Route 3 Service Road in Secaucus that killed a 35-year-old Union City woman. More info to follow,” the HCPO tweeted.
At 10:52 a.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released more information.
Members of the Secaucus Police Department responded to the area, which is in front of 850 Paterson Plank Road, at approximately 7:30 p.m. yesterday, on reports of a pedestrian struck with life-threatening injuries, she said in a statement.
The victim, a 35-year-old Union City woman, was transported to Hudson Regional Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased at 11:16 p.m.
According to the initial investigation, the victim was walking in the direction of Union City when she was struck and the driver fled the scene.
Detectives are looking for the driver of the vehicle, which is described as a late model (2017-2019) Chevy Suburban or Tahoe.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this incident.
Anyone with any 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-
All information will be kept confidential.
Editor’s note: This story was updated with new information.