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Driver Distracted by Man Walking his Pig in Roseland Strikes, Injure Pedestrian


A distracted driver who struck a pedestrian in Roseland early this morning has police investigating.

According to a Roseland city councilman, at approximately 6:55 am, the out of state pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries after was struck by a motor vehicle while walking on the sidewalk westbound on Harrison Avenue.

The driver, traveling westbound, was distracted when he saw a man walking his pet pig and struck the pedestrian the councilman said.

EMS rushed the victim to Morristown Hospital suffering neck and head injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate.