CLIFTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Parts of Route 3 were shut down for hours following a fatal crash around midnight Sunday.

Police say a Toyota Matrix driven by a 57-year-old resident of Sparta hit a pedestrian on Route 3 Westbound near Main Avenue in Clifton.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead. The driver of the car was not injured and remained at the scene.

Route 3 westbound was closed for about five hours and reopened before 6 a.m.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information to call 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Clifton Police Department Traffic Division at 973-470-5908.


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