NEWARK, NJ – Authorities have confirmed that the Saturday night pedestrian accident that left one person dead in Newark was a hit-and-run.
According to Patch.com, the driver did not stop or call for help after hitting a 44-year-old man on 4th Avenue and McCarter Highway just before midnight on Saturday.
Devere Rogers, the victim, was pronounced dead at 12:09 a.m. on Sunday, after being transported to University Hospital.
The incident remains under investigation.
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