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Pedestrian flown to hospital after being hit by car in Warren County

WASHINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Warren County) – A Warren County woman was flown to the hospital after she was struck by a vehicle in Washington Borough Wednesday evening.

The crash happened on Nov. 4, at around 6:07 p.m. on Rout 57 and Railroad Avenue, police said.

According to police, a 2004 Pontiac Vibe driven by Theodore Alberta, 41, of Phillipsburg, was traveling westbound on Route 57 when Penelope Taylor, 66, of Franklin Township attempted to cross Route 57.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that Taylor crossed the roadway without using a crosswalk and was then struck by the vehicle. Taylor was flown to St. Luke’s Bethlehem Campus, police said.

The crash remains under investigation, police said.

Washington Township Police were assisted at the scene by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office – SCART, Washington Borough Fire Department, Washington Emergency Squad, Warren County Fire Marshall, the Hunterdon Medical Center Paramedics and NJSP NorthStar.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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