Investigation underway after fatal hit and run in Secaucus

A 35-year-old Union City woman was struck and killed on July 6

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit and run incident in which a 35-year-old woman was fatally struck on the Route 3 Service Road in Secaucus on the evening of July 6.

Members of the Secaucus Police Department responded to the area, which is in front of 850 Paterson Plank Road, at approximately 7:30 p.m. on reports of a pedestrian struck with life-threatening injuries.

The victim, a 35-year-old Union City woman, was transported to Hudson Regional Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased at 11:16 p.m.

According to the initial investigation, the victim was walking in the direction of Union City when she was struck and the driver fled the scene. Detectives are looking for the driver of the vehicle, which is described as a late model (2017-2019) Chevy Suburban or Tahoe.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.

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