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Pedestrian hit near courthouse in Jersey City dies, accident remains under investigation


JERSEY CITY, New Jersey — A pedestrian who was hit by a truck near the Hudson County Courthouse in Jersey City has died.

Fifty-one-year-old Ralph Donofrio died on Tuesday night.

The Hudson County sheriff's office says Donofrio sustained a severe head injury when he was struck while crossing Baldwin Avenue on Friday night.

Sheriff Frank Schillari says investigators have determined Donofrio was crossing against a light and was not in a crosswalk when he was hit.

No charges are pending and the accident remains under investigation.

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