NEWARK, NJ - An unidentified middle-aged Hispanic male was fatally struck and killed near South Orange Avenue, just west of JFK Parkway. A newspaper delivery truck for the Star-Ledger hit the pedestrian at approximately 1:00 am Thursday morning.

The truck driver, whose credentials were in order, remained at the scene, rendered assistance and called for help. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Livingston Police Chief Craig Handschuch announced today that the Livingston Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the incident and there are no criminal charges at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing.