Police: Driver on heroin fatally strikes pedestrian in Elmwood Park

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

ELMWOOD PARK (WABC) -- Authorities say a man was under the influence of heroin when his vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in New Jersey.

Prosecutors say 24-year-old Troy Saucier drove his Jeep Liberty onto a sidewalk in front of a Walgreens in Elmwood Park where he hit 65-year-old Rasim Hida.

Police say they found drugs and drug paraphernalia in Saucier's car.