Posted Friday, July 10th, 2015

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Madison Police Department confirm the death of a fifty-three (53) year old male from Madison who is the victim of a possible hit and run that occurred on June 20, 2015 in Madison, New Jersey.  

Authorities Confirm the Death of the Victim of a Possible Hit and Run in Madison
Surveillance Photo 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, at approximately 9:45 pm, a 53 year old male was found to be critically injured in the area of Main Street and Prospect Street in Madison, New Jersey.  

The male succumbed to his injuries on July 1, 2015, while at the Morristown Medical Center. The male, age 53, was a resident of Madison. Further information as to the male’s identity is being withheld at this time.    

Law enforcement believes that the male’s injuries are the result of a possible hit and run. The investigation has led to information involving a vehicle leaving the scene of this incident and traveling east on Main Street towards Chatham, New Jersey.  

The vehicle in question is believed to be a 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Damage may be minimal and possibly concentrated to the front part of the vehicle.  

The Madison Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office continue to seek the public’s assistance in identifying this vehicle, as well as speaking with anyone with information regarding this incident and/or the circumstances leading to this male’s injuries. 

Any person with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Madison Police Department at 973-593-3000, the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200, or the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at 973-267-2255. All calls will be kept confidential.

Any inquiries can be directed to Morris County Deputy Chief of Investigations Denise H. Arseneault at 973-285-6262 or [email protected].