An investigation continues into the death of an 11-year-old Irvington boy struck and killed by a township public works truck. The youth was hit by the truck just after 3 p.m. on Nov. 8 as he crossed Union Street near Chancellor Avenue. He was taken to Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, where he was pronounced dead, the spokeswoman, Katherine Carter, said.
The boy, a student at Union Avenue School, was walking home following the school day. No one has been charged in the incident. The investigation, by township police and the prosecutor's office, is ongoing.