Update: Police ask for help to ID Newark hit-and-run driver


Date Published: 2020/08/18

NEWARK, NJ – Authorities are looking for help to identify the driver who left the scene of a fatal hit-and-run late Saturday night, according to NJ.com.

The accident that killed a 42-year-old pedestrian, Devere Rogers, happened at about 11:40 p.m. near the intersection of McCarter Highway and 4th Avenue.

The driver left the scene without stopping or calling for help.

Rogers died just a few minutes after midnight Sunday morning.

Police have not released a description of the vehicle or driver but are asking anyone with information to pass what they know along.

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Note: This blog reports on the types of cases our firm has extensive experience handling. It is painful to learn of the prevalence of these serious accidents, and it is our sincere hope that future catastrophes can be avoided. Our blog posts are written from scouring recent news stories. As more information is revealed, these stories may be updated. If the information in this blog article is outdated or false, please let us know so we can add updates or corrections.

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