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UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Warren County dies of injuries

UPDATE: According to Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer, Lawrence Walls died from injuries at St. Luke’s Warren Campus.

Original Report: WASHINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Warren County) – A pedestrian was struck and injured in Washington Borough Monday night.

On July 12, at around 10:59 p.m., Washington Township police responded to a single car motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 100 block of Route 31 North in Washington Borough, police said.

According to police, a 2005 Saturn Vue, driven by Raymond Hahn, 61, of Tyler Hill, PA, was traveling northbound on Route 31 and Lawrence Walls, 59, of Port Murray, NJ was walking southbound in the travel lane of Route 31 North.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that Walls was in a poorly lit portion of the roadway when the collision occurred, police said.

Walls was treated at the scene by the Washington Emergency Squad and transported to St. Luke’s Warren Campus, police said.

As a result of the accident, Route 31 North was closed until 1:30 a.m., police said.

The accident remains under investigation, police said.

Washington Township Police were assisted at the scene by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office – Serious Collision Accident Response Team, New Jersey Department of Transportation – Traffic Diversion Unit, Washington Borough Fire Department, Washington Emergency Squad, the Hunterdon Medical Center Paramedics and New Jersey State Police.

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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