UNION, NJ – Union police are continuing to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred Friday morning at just after 10:00 in the Costco parking lot.

According to police, repair work was being conducted on the curb line in Costco’s parking lot.  While one of the workers was maneuvering a 2007 GMC pickup, he inadvertently reversed the vehicle, striking a coworker.  The driver lost control of the truck and ultimately ran over his coworker before stopping the vehicle. 

The injured man was taken to Overlook Medical Center in Summit where he was pronounced dead.  The victim’s name has not yet been released.

The accident is being investigated by Officer Michael Cocca of the Union police.  Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or its immediate aftermath are asked to call the Union Police Department’s Traffic Bureau at 908-851-5070.