- Associated Press - Monday, January 30, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a New Jersey woman.

Essex County officials say 47-year-old Josette Morales, of Irvington, was hit by a car while crossing the street in Newark around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Morales was pronounced dead at the scene.

A description of the vehicle that hit Morales was not immediately provided.

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