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Authorities investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Morris County

MINE HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Authorities are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Mine Hill Township Tuesday evening, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp.

On Oct. 6, 2020 at around 6:46 p.m., Wharton police responded to the area of West Randolph Avenue for a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a motor vehicle. First responders located a 77-year-old woman in the roadway and a 2019 Honda HRV in the area, Knapp said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the Honda was not injured. Their name’s were not released.

The Wharton Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigations Unit, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit participated in the investigation, which remains ongoing, Knapp said.

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