Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Bayonne Under Investigation By Hudson County Collision Unit

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The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are investigating a crash in which a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Monday, April 24, 2023.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at approximately 11:50 a.m., the Bayonne Police Department was notified of a pedestrian struck in the area of 22nd Street and Broadway. Upon arrival, responding officers located a female victim – later identified as 74-year old Maryann Patey of Bayonne – with a head injury. She was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 12:46 p.m.

The striking vehicle, a black Nissan operated by a 31-year-old Bayonne woman, remained at the scene. The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are actively investigating this case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.