Verona woman struck, killed by car while standing with brother

Two siblings were struck by a car Friday morning while standing on the sidewalk near Lakeside Avenue and Pease Avenue in Verona.



Megan Villanella, 34, was killed when a white 2006 Mitsubishi hit her and her brother around 7:45 a.m.



Villanella's 30-year-old brother was critically injured. He was taken to University Hospital in Newark.



The 25-year-old driver from Belleville remained at the scene following the crash and is not facing any charges at this time.


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