BERGEN COUNTY, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Yuri Berger, of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning in Bergen County.

Berger, 62, was killed while crossing the street Wednesday near Fair Lawn.


According to reports, Berger was on-foot in the area of Fair Lawn Ave near Parmalee Ave in Fair Lawn, NJ, when he was struck by a Honda operated by a 53-year-old man.

The force of the collision sent Berger airborne and into the path of a Mercedes Benz operated by a 63-year-old Clifton man.

Berger was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Bergen County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2019 Census estimate, the county’s population was 932,202, an increase of 3.0% from the 2010 census, which in turn represented an increase of 20,998 from the 884,118 counted in the 2000 Census – Wikipedia.