MONTVALE, NJ – An elderly man from New York died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on the Garden State Parkway on Thursday evening, according to the Daily Voice.
The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the highway, near milepost 172.3, at about 7:10 p.m.
77-year-old Howard Perlman, of Hopewell Junction, New York, driving a Toyota Venza, was struck by a driver who then fled the scene.
The impact sent the Toyota off the highway and into multiple trees.
Perlman was taken to the hospital, and there, he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
Authorities continue to investigate the crash.
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