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Prosecutor: 28-year-old Newark man killed in hit-and-run accident; Driver remains at large

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NEWARK, New Jersey — A Newark man has died from injuries he suffered in a hit-and-run accident on a city street.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says 28-year-old Jeffrey Corum was struck around 4:30 a.m. Sunday on Elizabeth Avenue, near Watson Avenue. He was pronounced dead there a short time later.

The driver did not stay at the scene and remains at large. Authorities did not release a description of the vehicle or say if anyone had witnessed the accident.

No other injuries were reported.

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