The Essex County Prosecutor Office announced today that the West Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s OfficeHomicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal hit-in-run that resulted in the death of Ms. Maria F. Pastuizaca-Yauri, 67, of West Orange.
According to a statement released by authorities, on Thursday, Sept. 30 at approximately 7:17 p.m., Ms. Pastuizaca-Yauri was struck at the intersection of Brennan Drive and Mount Pleasant Avenue. She was transported to University Hospital by ambulance and subsequently pronounced at 8:15 p.m.
Officials said the investigation is active and ongoing.
At this time, no arrests have been made.
Calls will be kept confidential.