BLOOMFIELD, NJ- An elderly man and his wife were hit by a vehicle in a pedestrian crash, killing the man and injuring his wife, on Saturday night in Bloomfield, according to local news sources.
Before 10:00pm, 83-year-old Anthony Manochio and his wife were crossing Bloomfield Avenue near a restaurant when a Pathfinder struck them. The Pathfinder was driven by a 44-year-old man. Both pedestrians were transported to University Hospital in Newark after the accident. Manochio was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:12pm. The wife is still in the hospital.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident.
This accident remains under investigation. We will be monitoring for updates.
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