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Senior Woman Killed by Vehicle in Mountainside

By rlsmetro on

Police in Mountainside are looking into a pedestrian strike that killed a woman in Mountainside on Thursday evening.

According to a statement released by police, at approximately 7:05 pm, a 79-year-old Mountainside Woman was killed crossing the roadway at the intersection of Summit Road and Wyoming Drive.

Police officials say the victim was struck by a 2015 Honda Civic operated by a 27-year-old female from Lebanon.

According to police, the operator of the vehicle stopped and remained on scene.

Mountainside Police Officers Ryan Carr and Nicholas Hussey were the initial responding officers and attempted to aid the victim who was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene.

Police closed Summit Road for about four hours for the investigation.

There were no other injuries according to police.