Linden Police officials said at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, units responded to West Baltimore Avenue near the intersection of Hussa Street on reports of a severe motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.
Officials said a preliminary investigation determined that a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe struck the 86-year-old Linden man.
The man was treated on scene and transported to Newark University Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The driver of the vehicle, a 49-year-old man also from Linden, was not injured in the crash, police officials said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Linden Police Traffic Bureau.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Inv. Mieszko Niedziolka at (908) 474-8505 or via email at email@example.com.