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The Attorney General’s office is investigating a fatal crash in Clifton involving a police car, officials said.
At about 7 p.m. Thursday, a Clifton police officer was responding to a radio call about a crime when he struck and killed a woman at the intersection of Allwood and Brookwood roads, according to a press release from New Jersey’s Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
The officer had his emergency lights on at the time. The woman was given medical treatment at the scene and taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, where she was pronounced dead at 7:42 p.m., Grewal said.
Neither the woman nor the officer’s names have been released at this time. The investigation is being conducted by the Attorney General’s Office because it is required in investigations of a person’s death that occurs during an encounter with a law enforcement officer acting in the officer’s official capacity or while the decedent is in custody.
Katie Sobko is a local reporter for NorthJersey.com. For unlimited access to the most important news from your local community, please subscribe or activate your digital account today.
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