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Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash Under Investigation in Bergen County


By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Bergen County are currently probing into a fatal hit-and-run incident that transpired at the junction of Washington Avenue and Madison Avenue in Dumont on Thursday around 5:19 p.m.AdThe identity of the victim has been withheld as officials await the opportunity to notify their family.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, led by Acting Chief Matthew Finck, alongside the Dumont Police Department under the guidance of Chief Brian Joyce, are jointly handling the investigation into this tragic event.

As of now, further details regarding the incident remain scarce, with law enforcement officials not releasing additional information.

The collaborative effort stresses the serious approach taken by local authorities in resolving such grievous incidents and bringing those responsible to justice.

The community awaits further updates as the investigation continues.