Police: 18-year-old fatally struck by car in Paramus
Police say an 18-year-old girl was fatally struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning in Paramus.
Police tell News 12 that she was walking in the right lane of 17 South near the Garden State Parkway entrance south of Midland Avenue when she was struck. It happened around 5:30 a.m.
The driver remained at the scene, according to police.
The victim was taken to Hackensack UMC, where she was pronounced dead.
Her identity has not been released at this time.
The highway has since fully reopened.