Prominent breast cancer doctor struck, killed by vehicle in Essex Fells

ESSEX FELLS — A prominent Essex County doctor who provided breast cancer care to uninsured women died Tuesday after she was hit by a vehicle outside her Essex Fells home, officials said.

Dr. Jan Huston Pryor (Star-Ledger file photo)

Dr. Jan Huston-Pryor, 66, of Essex Fells, was struck in the 200 block of Devon Road around 9:25 a.m., authorities said.

Emergency crews brought Huston-Prior to Mountainside Hospital, where she was pronounced dead about 15 minutes later, according to authorities.

The driver, who officials declined to identify, remained at the scene and was not charged, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn …read more

Source: Essex

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