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Man seriously injured in Paterson hit-and-run, officials say

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Posted at 1:25 PM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 13:25:39-04

PATERSON, N.J. — A Paterson man was seriously injured after being struck by a van in a hit-and-run, according to authorities.

Officials said it happened on Saturday, June 27 in Paterson. The man, 39, was struck as he was crossing Totowa Avenue near Marion Street, according to the county prosecutor and police chief.

After striking the man, the driver of the light colored Dodge Caravan fled the scene.

Officials said the minivan is missing its passenger side mirror.

An image of a similar vehicle was released in hopes that it may lead to information about the incident.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Department Traffic Bureau at 973-321-1112.