The driver of the vehicle was a 27-year-old Montclair woman, according to Montclair Police Captain Kenneth Miscia, Uniform and Traffic Commander. The pedestrian was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital Trauma Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Miscia adds that the accident is under investigation by the Montclair Police Traffic Bureau and the Essex County Prosecutors Office.
The pedestrian was John Donovan, 75, of Montclair, according to Katherine Carter, public information officer for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Last October, Arlene Linetsky, 64 was struck by a vehicle on Bloomfield Avenue and died from injuries.