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Suspect Responsible for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Paterson Apprehended

By rlsmetro on

Passaic County authorities said Ms. Kymora Jordan, 30, from  Paterson, was arrested on Monday in relation to a pedestrian hit and run during the early morning hours on April 24 near 645 Main Street. 

Officials said Jordan was charged with second-degree Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Death, third degree Endangering an Injured Victim, and third degree Driving While Suspended and Causing Death.

The defendant was arrested without incident at the Paterson Police Department and transferred to the Passaic County Jail.

According to authorities, during the early morning hours, Jordan drove an Audi A4 on Main Street, and struck Mr. Armando Medrano, 44,  of Lodi, and thereafter left the scene.

Police said Mr. Medrano was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter, at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center.

The State has moved for pre-trial detention, and a detention hearing will be scheduled before a Superior Court Judge in the near future.