Newark Teen Struck, Killed After Prom in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old in New Jersey’s largest city was struck and killed while returning home from his senior prom.

Officials say Christopher Gibbs, a senior at Newark’s Barringer High School, was hit by a tractor-trailer while crossing a street around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Gibbs was taken to a hospital, where he died just before 12:30 a.m. Friday.

The truck driver stopped and called for help.

The crash is under investigation.

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via 215Today.


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