Damian Z. Dymka, 29, struck and killed by officer Louis Santiago, who left the scene on Garden State Parkway before eventually taking the body home in Newark, New Jersey

Modified Date: 
Thu, 11/25/2021 - 9:31pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Newark officer hit pedestrian with car, took body home: Prosecutors

The officer, Louis Santiago of the Newark Police Department, was off-duty when his Honda Accord drifted into the northbound shoulder of the Garden State Parkway around 3 a.m. on Nov. 1, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release issued on Wednesday.

People Involved: 
Damian Z. Dymka
Louis Santiago
Newark, NJ

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