The Sheriff's Office released this still after an accident in #Hoboken. The black car can be seen on top.
HOBOKEN -- According to a release from Hoboken City Hall and Tweets from the Hoboken police, a pedestrian was struck and killed at Sixth Street and Willow Avenue in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
The city said: "At approximately 3:34am this morning a pedestrian was struck at the intersection of 6th Street and Willow Avenue, resulting in a fatality. The next of kin has been notified. The police are looking for a black Cadillac Escalade that fled the scene and ask anyone with information to call the Hoboken Police Department at 201-420-2131 and ask for Lt. Petrosino. The Hoboken Police Department is currently investigating along with the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office Fatal Crash Unit."
The Hudson County Sheriff's Office sent out a different release saying the car had New York plates.
The young man who was killed was later identified as Zack Simmons, 21, of Ramsey. He was pronounced dead at 4:25 a.m. at Jersey City Medical Center.
There are usually people out on the street after 3 a.m. in Hoboken, as the bars finish letting out at that time.