Bridgewater Township Police reported that a pedestrian lost her life on Sunday morning when a car hit her as she crossed Union Avenue. The traffic safety bureau is looking into the cause of the fatal collision, which happened at 9:55 a.m. on Nov. 19 near Finderne Avenue.
The victim was Maria Arevalo Zuniga, a 77-year-old resident of Bridgewater. She was trying to get to the bus stop on the opposite side of the road when the accident occurred.
The driver of the car, David Kumar, 73, of Somerville, was not injured. He was driving a 2015 Honda CRV eastbound on Union Avenue at the time of the crash.