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  • A New Jersey college student died after she was hit by a driver who fled the scene, prosecutors said[hhmc]

  • NJIT student Naomi Segura, 25, was hit by a vehicle in Newark Tuesday evening[hhmc]

  • The person driving the car that hit Segura drove off, but another driver stopped and called the police, according to prosecutors[hhmc]

A New Jersey college student died after she was hit by a driver who fled the scene, prosecutors said.

New Jersey Institute of Technology student Naomi Segura, 25, of Byram Township, was hit by a vehicle near Central Avenue and Summit Street in Newark around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, the Essex County Prosecutors Office said.

She was taken to University Hospital with life-threatening injuries and pronounced dead around 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to prosecutors.

The person driving the car that hit Segura drove off, but another driver stopped and called the police, prosecutors said.

Seguras death is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutors Office at 1-877-TIPS-4EC.

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