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Posted Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Fatal Hit-and-Run Occurred Late Friday Afternoon

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Chief Darren P. Dachisen Sr. of the Madison Borough Police Department, are seeking the public’s assistance related to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Friday (June 28) involving a pedestrian on Green Village Road near the intersection of Wilmer Street in Madison.Morris Prosecutor: Police Investigating Fatal Madison Pedestrian Incident

At about 5:13 p.m., a 68 year old female was fatally struck by a vehicle,  which then fled the scene. The vehicle in question is described as a gray 2012-2015 Nissan Rogue (Basic Model or Select Model) with heavy front passenger side damage.

Following the crash, the vehicle continued north on Green Village Road, made a right onto Kings Road, and was last observed traveling eastbound on Kings Road past the Madison Area YMCA at approximately 5:15 p.m.

The pedestrian was critically injured in the incident and was pronounced deceased at Morristown Medical Center. The identity of this individual will not be released at this time.

Here are two photos of the car believed to have been involved in the incident:

Morris Prosecutor: Police Investigating Fatal Madison Pedestrian Incident

Morris Prosecutor: Police Investigating Fatal Madison Pedestrian Incident

Numerous law enforcement agencies are currently investigating this incident, including the Madison  Police Department, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit, and Morris County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Madison Police Department Detective Sergeant Paul Kosakowski at 973-593-3000, or Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Micharel Bost at 973-285-6200. Anonymous calls can also be made to the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at 973-267-2255.

Inquiries should be directed to Agent Paul Merkler at [email protected] or [email protected] or 973-285-6215.