UPDATE: Woman Killed After Vehicle Struck her in East Orange

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Director Dominick Saldida announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the East Orange Police Department are investigating a vehicular incident that resulted in the death of Lucia Saint-Vil, 62, of Orange.

Authorities said on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at approximately 9:48 am the victim was struck while crossing the street at South Harrison Street and Central Avenue in East Orange.

The 71-year-old driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

Official say she is not being named at this time because she was not charged with a crime.

However, she was given four tickets for careless driving, failing to stop to allow a pedestrian to cross in a marked crosswalk and two violations related to the tinted windows.

The investigation is active and ongoing.