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Pedestrian Struck by Hit-and-Run Vehicle Fatally Injured in Jersey City

Jersey City

Hudson County authorities are investigating a pedestrian strike that fatally injured a person at a location in Jersey City overnight.

According to police, emergency responders rushed to the intersection of Waverly Street and Palisades Avenue to investigate reports of a person struck by a vehicle.

Upon arrival, police found the injured unidentified person lying on the ground after a vehicle struck them and sped away from the scene.

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office were called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

The incident remains under investigation.