BREAKING: Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Vehicle in East Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has been notified and is responding to the scene of a person fatally struck by a vehicle in a section of East Orange.

According to preliminary reports, at approximately 2:30 p.m., emergency responders closed off the eastbound lanes of Freeway Drive near Evergreen after they found a severely injured bicyclist lying in the roadway.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The circumstances behind this incident are still under investigation.

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