Police: Hit-and-run driver kills cab driver in Roselle

Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck hit a taxi in the rear, which propelled it into a tree.

Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck hit a taxi in the rear, which propelled it into a tree. (11/16/13)

ROSELLE - An early morning hit-and-run crash killed a cab driver in Roselle, police say.

Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck hit a taxi in the rear, which propelled it into a tree.

Police say the suspect fled eastbound on Second Avenue in what is described as a light-colored pickup truck with four doors.

They say the suspect's truck likely has front-end damage. The make and model of the vehicle is not known.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

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