New video in fatal hit-and-run of cousin of top NBA Draft pick in Hoboken

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Michelle Charlesworth is live in Hoboken with the latest details.

New video has been released from a fatal hit-and-run crash in Hoboken from the Prosecutor's Office.

It happened as the dark SUV went southbound on Willow at 6th Street.

The driver hit 21-year-old Zachary Simmons, threw him into a parked car and kept going, according to police.

This was at 3:30 in the morning on Saturday.

"We don't have a whole lot of other information, so we're seeking the public's help. We do have some video again that tells us the individual probably was leaving Hoboken that morning, but because it happened so early in the morning there were not a lot of people there," said Esther Suarez, Hudson County Prosecutor.

The intersection is one where neighbors tell Eyewitness News drivers fly by and that it needs another stop sign, to make it a stop from each side, these are all one way streets.

The Prosecutor's Office is looking for any information on the driver who hit Simmons and just kept going.

"We believe that the SUV is possibly missing a grill, possibly, it could have been replaced by now, but if the public could tell us anything, if they see anything, no matter how minor, usually those small little details can help us out," Suarez said.

This is a terrible time for the family coming off of a celebration.

Zachary had just gone with his cousin Ben Simmons to Barclays to watch him become the NBA's first draft pick and go to the Sixers.

His cousin's latest Tweets include pictures of the two of them, prayer hands and RIP Zachary Simmons.

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