JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 25-year-old Jersey City man has been charged with Causing a Death While Driving with a Suspended License after he allegedly struck a pedestrian in the area of Garfield and Chapel Avenues at approximately 7:00 a.m. Sunday.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Bahsil Marsh was also intoxicated behind the wheel of a 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he hit Charnell Lytch. After striking Lytch, Marsh transported the victim to Jersey City Medical Center in his vehicle and remained at the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries at approximately 1:48 p.m.

The events surrounding the collision remain under investigation by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915- 1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website by clicking here. All information will be kept confidential.

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