Passaic County authorities said at approximately 8:22 A.M. today, police responded to the area of Hazel Street and Van Orden Place in the City of Clifton upon a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a motor vehicle.
According to police, an investigation revealed that the pedestrian, Mr. Marinus Lalumia, 81, of Clifton, was crossing Hazel Street near the intersection with Van Orden Place when a 2017 Honda HR-V struck him was being operated by Ibrahim A. Jadallah, 21, of Paterson.
Police said Mr. Lalumia was pronounced deceased on the scene.
No charges have been filed at this time, however, the investigation remains active and ongoing.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Clifton Police Department Traffic Division at 973-470-5908.