Police: Woman hit by trash truck in Newport News has died

Newport News

Image of the scene in the 2400 block of Oak Avenue provided by the Newport News Police Department.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman who was hospitalized last week after she was hit by a trash truck in Newport News has died, police say.

Newport News police said 44-year-old Jennifer Madej passed away on Thursday.

Madej was flown to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries following the July 24 incident on Oak Avenue. No charges have been filed.

Police said an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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