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UPDATE: Man Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in East Orange Dies

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is leading the investigation into a deadly hit-and-run of a pedestrian in East Orange. 

Witnesses said it happened in the vicinity of Ms. G's Restaurant and Lounge, located in the 400 block of Central Avenue, around 2:10 a.m. 

Police and EMS arrived and found Mr. Aaryn Terry lying on the ground suffering severe injuries at that location after a vehicle struck him and then left the scene.  Fatal hit and run

He was rushed to University Hospital in Newark, where his family told RLS Media that Terry died Thursday night from his injuries.         

A female reportedly turned herself in and is being questioned by authorities at this time. 

No official reports of an arrest or charges have been received.