Man Killed in NJ Hit and Run Accident

A pedestrian crossing the street on Route 1/9 in Elizabeth was struck and killed

Saturday, Dec 8, 2012  |  Updated 2:45 PM EDT
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Man Killed in NJ Hit and Run Accident

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A 31-year-old man was killed in a hit and run accident early Saturday morning in New Jersey, police said.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. Joshua Cisson was crossing Route 1 & 9 at the intersection of Spring Street and East Jersey Street in Elizabeth, when he was struck and killed by a car that then fled the scene of the accident, police said.

The driver, Ulises Medina, 26, of Elizabeth, was later taken into custody. He is being charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and eluding police.

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