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UPDATE: Fatal Pedestrian Accident Under Investigation in Linden


By: Richard L. Smith 

Monday evening in Linden witnessed a heartbreaking event when a pedestrian was fatally struck near the intersection of South Wood Avenue and West Edgar Road.AdLinden Police swiftly arrived at the scene just before 6:45 p.m. after receiving reports of a person being injured.

Upon arrival, police and EMS teams found a severely injured individual, who was unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the ground.

Despite immediate medical efforts, including CPR, the victim was pronounced dead a short time later.Ad

In light of the incident, Linden Police have urged drivers to avoid the area, particularly as the southbound lanes were closed for the accident investigation.

The circumstances surrounding this fatal pedestrian strike are still being reviewed as authorities work to understand the full details of this unfortunate event.