Police: 86-year-old man struck, killed by vehicle in Union County

Police in Linden say an 86-year-old man was killed over the weekend after being struck by a vehicle.

News 12 Staff

Jun 7, 2021, 11:26 AM

Updated 1,045 days ago

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Police in Linden say an 86-year-old man was killed over the weekend after being struck by a vehicle.
The incident happened Saturday around 8 p.m. on West Baltimore Avenue near Hussa Street.
According to police, a preliminary investigation determined the Linden man, identified as Robert Kern, was struck by a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. Kern was treated on scene and transported to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Police say the driver of the vehicle, a 49-year-old man also from Linden, was not injured in the crash.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Investigator Mieszko Niedziolka at (908) 474-8505.


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