Fatal hit & run in Englewood, NJ

December 24, 2010 5:47:23 PM PST
The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office confirms that Paul Kudowitz, 57, died at Englewood Hospital Friday night.

Kudowitz was struck and killed by a hit and run driver less then a block from his Allison Court home in Englewood.

It happened at 5:45 p.m. on Friday.

Witnesses tell police the car that struck him was a light color, possibly white or tan, SUV or wagon. It may be a Chevrolet.

Police say it definitely has "significant" front end damage.

The victim was carried on the hood of the car for a short distance before he eventually fell off.

Kudowitz was crossing Broad Avenue when he was struck by the vehicle, which was heading south on Broad.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Englewood Police Department at 201-568-2700.

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