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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Garbage Truck in Teaneck


Bergen County officials are investigating fatal pedestrian strike that killed a man this morning in Teaneck.

According to a preliminary investigation, at approximately 10 a.m., emergency responders rushed to the intersection of River Road ad Downing Street after receiving reports of a person struck by a vehicle.

Upon arrival, police found that a garbage truck struck the victim at that location.

The unidentified person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Specific circumstances behind the incident and the identity of the victim has not been made available at the time.