Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Crime Scene Investigations Bureau is investigating a fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision that apparently caused the death of Earnest Green, 93, of East Orange.
On Saturday, November 5, at about 6:30 p.m., police were notified that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of South Arlington Avenue and Central Avenue in East Orange. Green was transported to University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 12:31 a.m. Sunday. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.
The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential