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Brooklyn Woman Struck, Killed by SUV in New Jersey: Police

A 69-year-old woman was struck and killed while she walked across a New Jersey street, police said. 

Janina Grzelczak, of Brooklyn, walking across Washington Road in Sayreville when she was struck by a Ford Explorer on Friday evening, police said. She was crossing mid-block instead of using the crosswalk, police said. 

Grzelczak was taken to Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy where she was pronounced dead. 

The driver, a 34-year-old Sayreville resident, hasn't been charged. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Bartlinski of the Sayreville Police Department at (732) 525-5431 or Detective Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4054.

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