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UPDATE: Man Killed While Trying to Cross Route 22 in Union

By rlsmetro on
Union Township (Union)

Authorities in Union County are investigating a pedestrian strike that resulted in fatal injuries on a highway in Union Saturday. 

Union Police responded to a fatal pedestrian accident at approximately 7:43 pm on Saturday, June 4. 

Officials said the crash occurred in the 2500 block of US Highway 22 East. 

 Police say the crash involved one vehicle and a 35-year-old male who was  transported to University Hospital in Newark where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.   


This investigation is ongoing pending further information and witness statements.  

Any witnesses to this crash are asked to contact the Union Police Department Traffic Bureau at (908) 851-5070. Please give say the deceased name is not being released at this time pending notification to his next of kin.