UPDATE, Sunday, Dec. 1: The woman's name was released. She was an award-winning quilter who owned a shop in Hudson County. Click here for more.
A woman died Monday morning when she was hit by a truck while riding a bicycle near the border between Union City and Jersey City, a spokeswoman for the Jersey City Police Department confirmed.
The woman, a 79-year-old Hoboken resident, was struck around 10:17 a.m. as the truck was turning right onto Paterson Plank Road from Palisade Avenue. The driver remained at the scene.
No summonses were issued and there was no indication of criminality, the spokeswoman said. The woman's identity was not immediately released.
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