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Authorities Search For Vehicle, Driver In Fatal New Brunswick Hit-And-Run

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – Police in New Brunswick are looking for a driver who they say hit and killed a mother of four as she was walking to church.

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says 52-year-old Silvia Reyes-Ramos was hit by a Ford Edge while she was crossing Somerset Street at the intersection of Alexander Street in New Brunswick around 7 p.m. Friday.

Investigators say they’ve determined that the car was a dark-colored, newer model Ford Edge and that it was speeding on Somerset Street headed northbound when Reyes-Ramos was hit.

She was taken to the hospital where she later died. Officials say her autopsy showed she died from multiple blunt force injuries. Reyes-Ramos was married and had three daughters, ages 36, 29, and 18 and a 9-year-old son.

Police are now looking for the driver.

Anyone with information should call the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5005 or the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4471.