(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - At approximately 2 p.m. on July 29, while riding a bicycle on Freeway Drive and Evergreen Place, Steven B. Allen, Jr., 26, of Orange was struck by multiple vehicles. He sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Director Dominick Saldida announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the East Orange Police Department are investigating a vehicular incident that resulted in the death.
The investigation is active and ongoing. At this time, no charges have been filed against the drivers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 1-877-TIPS-4EC.
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