Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian in Mine Hill

October 7, 2019

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Wharton Police Chief David Young announce an investigation into a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.

On October 6, 2020 at approximately 6:46 p.m., Wharton Police responded to the area of West Randolph Avenue on a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a motor vehicle.  First responders located a female in the roadway and a 2019 Honda HRV in the area.  The 77-year old female was pronounced dead at the scene.  The operator of the Honda was not injured.  The identities of these individuals will not be released at this time.

Members of the Wharton Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigations Unit, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit participated in the investigation, which remains ongoing.

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Press Information Officer Meghan Knab at (973) 829-8159 or [email protected].