Police: Man dies after argument, hit-and-run on Orange Street in Newark

Essex County investigators are looking at surveillance video in hopes of finding a suspect after a fatal hit-and-run in Newark on Friday night. A police

The man was taken to University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The man was taken to University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. (3/30/13)

NEWARK - Essex County investigators are looking at surveillance video in hopes of finding a suspect after a fatal hit-and-run in Newark on Friday night.

A police source tells News 12 New Jersey that the man was hit by two cars in the middle of Orange Street following an argument Friday night at about 10 p.m.

The man was taken to University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Police have yet to release his name.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-621-4700.

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