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Man Struck, Killed by Truck in Hillside


By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Hillside are actively investigating the cause of death of a man found dead on a street in the township Tuesday morning. 

According to Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi, a 23-year-old Hillside man was killed in the street in front of 11 Vine Street.  

Chief Vincent Ricciardi said the preliminary investigation suggests the victim was killed by a truck.

It is unknown at this time why the victim was in the street at the moment of the incident.

Chief  Ricciardi said the of the man is being withheld until his family is notified.  

A full investigation being conducted by the Hillside Police Traffic Division is ongoing.