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Luisa Valdez killed when struck by alleged hit-and-run driver Olvy R. Torres, 36, on sidewalk of River Road in North Bergen, New Jersey

Modified Date: 
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:11am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Nursing home assistant killed outside job in hit-and-run at bus stop

An SUV jumped the curb in front of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center at about 6:30 a.m., plowed through a covered bus stop and struck the woman, authorities said, adding that the driver fled the scene after the crash.

Public 'pressure' led hit-and-run suspect to turn himself in: officials

The man charged in a North Bergen hit-and-run that killed a woman outside of her job turned himself into police on Monday morning after feeling an "enormous amount of pressure" from the public, officials said.    

How police tracked down 'ghost' accused of fatal hit-and-run

 Police determined the SUV was registered to a Paterson woman and they reached out to her by phone. She and her husband were in Florida and her nephew, Olvy Torres, had dropped them off at the airport when they departed. 

What we know about man accused of fatal North Bergen hit-and-run

According to statements made in court, Torres has two young children. Authorities have also mentioned that his girlfriend lives in a condominium complex in North Bergen.             

2 women arrested, more cash and gold seized as fatal hit-and-run case takes another turn

Authorities have seized hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and arrested a pair of women they say are connected to the man accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash in September. 

Man pleads guilty to fatal bus stop hit-and-run, money laundering

Torres additionally pleaded guilty to second-degree money laundering before Judge John Young on Monday. The charge was originally a first-degree crime, which could have landed him in jail for up to 20 years.

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Luisa Valdez
Olvy R. Torres
River Road

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