UNION COUNTY, NJ – An elderly man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Union County early on Tuesday morning, according to Nj.com.
The 82-year-old man was crossing the street near the intersection of Raritan Road and Clarkton Drive at about 6:04 a.m. A car that was eastbound toward Central Avenue struck and fatally injured the man.
The victim was identified as James B. Leinbach, of Clark.
A description of the suspect’s vehicle has not been made available. Local police are still investigating the accident.
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