Hoboken man dies after being struck on Observer Highway


HOBOKEN — According to a release sent out by the Hudson County Sheriff on Thursday morning, a man died Jan. 10 after being hit by a car when he was crossing Observer Highway, near the Jersey City border.
“[On] Monday morning, January 10, 2016, Mr. William Rivera, 60, of Hoboken, succumbed to his injuries, after being struck by a car at the intersection of Observer Highway and Bloomfield Street in Hoboken last Tuesday evening, January 3rd,” said Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari in the release. “Mr. Rivera remained in critical condition at the Jersey City Medical Center since being brought there by EMS on the night of the crash.”
The release said that the driver of the 2016 Jeep Compass, a woman from Valley Stream, N.Y., is cooperating with the investigation, which is ongoing.