NUTLEY, New Jersey — An elderly woman was struck and killed by a van while trying to cross a street in northern New Jersey.
Nutley police say the accident occurred around 11:40 a.m. Saturday in the area of Centre Street and Ravine Avenue.
The 77-year-old victim was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Her name has not been released, pending notification of relatives.
Police say the woman was struck by a dark-colored Ford Econoline van that fled the scene after the woman was hit.
No other injuries were reported in the accident.