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Mom killed, child hurt in 2nd fatal pedestrian crash on road

February 28, 2018

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey mother was killed and her 6-year-old child was seriously injured when they were hit by a car on a northern New Jersey street, marking the second pedestrian death on the roadway in two days.

Wayne police say the two victims were crossing Valley Road when they were struck about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

They were taken to a hospital, where the woman died a short time later. The child suffered serious injuries and remained hospitalized Wednesday, but further details were not disclosed.

The names of the victims have not been released.

The crash came a day after Rosa Nikhamina, a 78-year-old Wayne resident, was struck and killed by a pickup truck.

No charges have been filed in either accident. But authorities say the investigations are ongoing.

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