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Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Newark Under Investigation


By: Richard L. Smith 

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has taken the lead in investigating a  pedestrian accident that claimed a life on Sunday night in Newark.

The incident occurred around 10 p.m. near the intersection of Clinton Avenue and Irvine Turner Boulevard.

Upon receiving reports of an injured person, police units quickly arrived at the scene. They discovered a severely injured individual lying on the ground.AdThe victim was pronounced dead shortly after the accident.

Details surrounding the circumstances of the accident remain sparse as the investigation is still active and ongoing.

At this time, no additional information has been released.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is working to uncover the details of this incident and will provide updates as more information becomes available.