PLAINFIELD, NJ - At approximately 2:35 a.m. on Sunday, a 39-year old Plainfield man was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in the area of the 1100 block of West 8th Street in Plainfield.

Plainfield Man Killed in Sunday's Hit-and-Run Identified

According to Plainfield Public Safety Director Carl Riley, "The vehicle was driven by a 37-year old male, South Plainfield resident who left the scene.  Unfortunately, the male that was struck died due to the injuries. The driver was quickly located and we are investigating.”

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UPDATE:  Director Riley reports that the driver is currently charged with 2C:11-5.1, knowingly leaving the scene of motor vehicle accident resulting in death.

The victim’s name has not been disclosed at this time.

 

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