Ridgefield Teen Hit-And-Run Serenity Law Clifton Cordero

UPDATE: The death of a 15-year-old Ridgefield girl who was struck while riding a scooter near her home leaves a "profound void," said the schools chief in Clifton, where her father works.

The girl, 15, was later pronounced dead at HUMC after being struck in Ridgefield on Sunday, April 14.

The girl, 15, was later pronounced dead at HUMC after being struck in Ridgefield on Sunday, April 14.

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Serenity Law was struck at the intersection of Shaler Boulevard and Edgewater Avenue in Ridgefield shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said.

She was pronounced dead at Hackensack University Medical Center a short time later, the prosecutor said.

Although Musella referred to the incident as a "pedestrian death," law enforcement sources confirmed that the teen was riding a scooter that collided with a vehicle.

The 61-year-old driver from Hasbrouck Heights notified police and his vehicle subsequently was impounded, they said.

Deputy Chief Jeff Angermeyer of the prosecutor's office said Tuesday night that an investigation "remains active and ongoing."

"Additional details haven't been released because the investigation is not yet complete," Angermeyer added. "As soon as we can provide more information, a press release will be issued."

Meanwhile, those who knew the victim grieved.

"So devastated to hear the news of Serenity’s passing," wrote Ashley Barbosa. "I was able to meet her as I was one of her little brother’s teachers. I will never forget how funny, beautiful and fierce Serenity was, but most of all her love and dedication to her little brother. May she rest in peace."

A GoFundMe campaign was launched for Serenity's dad, Cordero Law, who works for the Clifton School District Maintenance Department of the Clifton School District, and his family.

"Known for her vibrant spirit, Serenity's untimely departure has created a profound void," Clifton Schools Supt. Danny A. Robertozzi wrote in a letter to the community late Monday afternoon.

"During this extremely difficult time, we are rallying around Cordero and his family to support them emotionally and financially," the superintendent noted. "A GoFundMe campaign has been established to help with the family's expenses."

You can contribute here: Supporting Cordero: Honoring Serenity's Memory

"Every little bit helps," Robertozzi wrote, "and your support would mean the world to the Law family. Thank you for your kindness and solidarity."

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