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Woman Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Belleville Identified

Nora Hernandez with her son Michael
Nora Hernandez with her son Michael Photo Credit: Courtesy of Michael Hernandez

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has identified the woman killed Monday night in Belleville when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.

Nora Hernandez, a 56-year-old Newark resident, was hit around 6:37 p.m.  as she was crossing Washington Avenue near Mill Street. She was hit by a 2017 Jeep Cherokee and the driver remained at the scene, the prosecutor's office also said.

Hernandez was taken to Clara Maass Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m.

She is survived by her children, Michael, 27, and Daniella, 18, and her husband, Maximino, her son said. She is also survived by many siblings.

No charges have been filed. The investigation was continuing as of Tuesday morning, the prosecutor's office also said.

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