Edgewater cops: Edgewater man struck and killed overnight Thursday; ID being withheld until relatives contacted
EDGEWATER -- Police are withholding the name of a man struck and killed overnight Thursday, while he was crossing the road in the vicinity of the 300 block of North Ridgewood Avenue, while they make every effort to contact family members.
Here is a synopsis of what happened as described by Edgewater cop C. Anderson in the 12:04 a.m. incident i a press release: "A white male was discovered in the roadway by a patrolling police officer. The male had just been struck by a vehicle as he crossed the roadway."
Anderson did not say whether this was a hit-and-run or whether the driver had stopped and police spoke with him or her.
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