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Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Livingston


Essex County authorities are investigating a pedestrian strike that killed a person in Livingston Saturday night.

Police shut down traffic on the busy South Orange Avenue near Peach Hill Road as investigators tried to determine what caused a pedestrian accident that had the unidentified person severely struck by a vehicle just before 11:30 p.m.

Units arrived at the scene and found the unconscious and unresponsive as medical crews provided life savings techniques to revive the victims.

Medical crews pronounced the victim dead a short time later.

The Essex County Prosecutors Officer was called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

There were no other serious injuries reported.