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Pedestrian Struck by Van While in Broad Street Crosswalk; Victim Resides in Summit's Gallo Senior Housing Building

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The incident occurred at the intersection of Broad and Chestnut Streets, Credits: Greg Elliott / TAPinto Summit
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SUMMIT, NJ - A pedestrian was struck while crossing Broad Street -- at the intersection of Broad and Chestnut Streets -- resulting in the victim being transported by Summit EMS to Morristown Medical Center.

Eileen Cunningham, 65 years of age and a resident of the Summit senior housing complex, was in the marked crosswalk at approximately 7:06 p.m. January 11 when she was struck by a 2005 Chevrolet van driven by Freeman Poquee, 65, of Newark. A summons was issued to Poquee for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

The extent of Cunningham's injures and her current condition have not been disclosed. The incident is being investigated by the Summit Police Department traffic unit accident investigation team.

This is a developing story. TAPinto Summit will provide updates when further information becomes available.

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