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Girl dead in Paterson hit-and-run incident

By Jonathan Greene
Published: September 13, 2023


A hit-and-run incident on 17th Avenue left a girl dead early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.

Police said the incident unfolded at around 3 a.m. on 17th Avenue and East 33rd Street. They said the victims arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center by private vehicle.

Involved in the incident were a 16-year-old girl and two 16-year-old boys. The girl was pronounced dead at the hospital. One boy sustained a broken foot; he was treated and released. The second boy did not report any injuries.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.

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