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Woman, 44, struck, killed on Route 17 in Upper Saddle River a suicide, police say

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YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A 44-year-old woman struck and killed by a car on Route 17 last night left behind a suicide note, Upper Saddle River Police Chief Patrick Rotella said this morning.

The woman was struck between the right and middle lanes of traffic just before 9:30 p.m. south of Jack Daniels Audi.

“Witness accounts and a note located close to the scene confirmed the incident as a suicide attempt,” Rotella said.

The highway was closed for about three hours for the investigation.

Rotella thanked several agencies for assisting:

-Upper Saddle River Fire Department
-Bergen County Police Department Medical Examiner
-Allendale Police Department
-Saddle River Police Department
-Ramsey Police Department
-New Jersey Department of Transportation

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