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Elderly Woman Struck, Killed by Car in Montclair


By: Richard L. Smith

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief ToddConforti announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Crime Scene Investigations Bureau (CSIB) is investigating a vehicle-pedestrian collision in Montclair that caused the death of Ms. Vivian Folkenflik, 83, of Montclair. 

Officials said on October 28, at about 12:15 p.m., police were notified of a collision at the intersection of Bellevue Avenue and Park Street in Montclair. 

Folkenflik was transported to Mountainside Medical Center and pronounced dead at 1 p.m. The driver remained at the scene. 

The investigation is active and ongoing. 

No arrests have been made. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.