June 12, 2021
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police Lieutenant Peter Szpakowski told MidJersey.News that on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 3:55 a.m., a pedestrian was struck by a hit and run driver on Route 129 and Cass Street. The victim is a black female who has not been identified at this time. She was struck by an unknown vehicle that ran the red light on Route 129 north as the she was crossing over Cass Street. The suspect vehicle fled the scene.
The victim was taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for severe head injuries and succumbed to her injuries.
Trenton Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau Detective Lieutenant Sheila Tatarek, Det. Sgt. Gregory Hollo, Detective Nicholas Morgante, and Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Sal Vacarro, responded to this incident and are continuing the investigation.
No further information is available at this time.