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Man On Motorized Bike Struck, Killed by Truck in Montclair


 By: Richard L. Smith 

Essex County authorities reported that the Essex County Prosecutor's Crime Scene Investigations Bureau (CSIB) is investigating a fatal accident in Montclair earlier today that caused the death of Mr. Aaron Minkov, 41, of Verona. 

According to Essex County Prosecutor's Office Spokesman Robert Florida, at 1:44 p.m., police were notified that a scooter driver collided with a truck on the 300 block of Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair. 

Police say Minkov, the scooter driver, was pronounced dead at 2 p.m. 

Officials said no charges have been filed at this time. 

The investigation is active and ongoing. 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.