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Madison Man Succumbs to Injuries After Apparent Hit-And-Run; Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Vehicle

Madison New Jersey

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Madison Police Department confirm the death of a 53- year-old male from Madison who was the victim of a possible hit and run that occurred on June 20, in Madison. 

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, at approximately 9:45 pm, a 53 year old male was found to be critically injured in the area of Main Street and Prospect Street in Madison, New Jersey. 

The male succumbed to his injuries on July 1, while at the Morristown Medical Center. 

The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time.   

Law enforcement believes that the male’s injuries are the result of a possible hit and run.  The investigation has led to information involving a vehicle leaving the scene of this incident and traveling east on Main Street towards Chatham. 

The vehicle in question is believed to be a 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.   Damage may be minimal and possibly concentrated to the front part of the vehicle. 

The Madison Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office continue to seek the public’s assistance in identifying this vehicle, as well as speaking with anyone with information regarding this incident and/or the circumstances leading to this male’s injuries. 

Any person with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Madison Police Department at 973-593-3000, the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200, or the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at 973-267-2255.  All calls will be kept confidential.