PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paramus Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a fatal hit-and-run collision that left a 58-year-old woman dead.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 3, the Paramus Police Department received a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a motor vehicle on Forest Avenue, south of Soldier Hill Road. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, a 58-year-old female, lying on the edge of the roadway with serious injuries.

The victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased. 

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Surveillance video recovered from the area indicates the victim was struck by a white 4-door hatchback, believed to be 2017-2019 Ford Fiesta or Ford Focus or similar vehicle. The striking vehicle then fled the scene southbound on Forest Avenue before turning right onto westbound Oradell Avenue. 

Anyone with information regarding this hit-and-run collision is encouraged to contact the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit at 201- 226-5595, or the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-3400.