Pedestrian Killed In Newark Car Accident On US Highway 101 By Tonnele Avenue
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (March 21, 2020) – A woman was killed in a car accident along Highway 101 by Tonnele Avenue.
New Jersey police officials are saying that the collision took place in the evening. For reasons that remain under investigation a woman was hit after she exited her vehicle.
An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures the victim died due to their injuries.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
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