Prosecutor: Garbage truck driver who struck, killed pedestrian in Bayonne had no license

The Hudson County prosecutor has filed charges against a garbage truck driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in Bayonne earlier this month.

Authorities say Bayonne resident Caleb Serrano was struck

Authorities say Bayonne resident Caleb Serrano was struck and killed by garbage truck driver Daniel Peek on Feb. 3. Peek now faces charges because he was allegedly driving without a license. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

BAYONNE - The Hudson County prosecutor has filed charges against a garbage truck driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in Bayonne earlier this month.

Officials say Daniel Peek, 44, was driving without a commercial driver’s license when he hit Bayonne resident Caleb Serrano on Feb. 3.

Serrano was hit while trying to walk in the intersection of Avenue C and 55th Street just before 5 a.m. Officials say Peek stayed at the scene following the incident.

Peek was charged with causing a death while being an unlicensed driver. He also faces several traffic violations.

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