Passaic cops searching for hit and run suspect

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Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi announce that investigators are seeking the assistance of the public regarding any information that can be provided surrounding a hit-and-run crash that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, June 13, 2021, near 395 Route 3 East, in Clifton, New Jersey.

At approximately 8:13 a.m. officers responded to the area of 395 Route 3 East in the City of Clifton in response to a report of a body in the roadway. The body of a male was found at that location in the left-hand shoulder. The still-unidentified male was pronounced deceased at the scene. The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available.

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The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Clifton Police Department Traffic Division at 973-470-5908. For media inquiries concerning this case, contact Senior Assistant Prosecutor Julie Serfess of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at jserfess@passaiccountynj.org or at (973) 837-7718.