Woman fatally struck by van on Route 21

Unidentified, but believed to be Hispanic, in her 20s or 30s
February 21, 2008 12:52:10 PM PST
A young woman was fatally struck by a van on Route 21 in Newark this morning. Police say the woman was hit by a white van near the intersection of Raymond Plaza West and Market Street at about 8:17 a.m.

Eyewitness News is told the van stopped, but the victim may have been hit by a second car that left the scene. There was no immedate description of the second vehicle.

The woman, who has not yet been identified, was described by police as Hispanic in her 20s or 30s.

Market Street was closed between Route 21 and Alling Street for the investigation.