Millburn Police and Fire

Police: 70-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed in Downtown Millburn

The following is from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office:

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder announced today that the Millburn Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident that occurred yesterday.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, Virginia S. Thaler, 70, of Brooklyn was hit by a car as she attempted to cross the street in the area of Lackawanna Place.

The driver of the car stopped and called for help. Thaler was transported to Morristown Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:54 p.m.

The investigation is active and ongoing. At this time no charges have been filed.

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