Newark Teen Struck, Killed After Prom In New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Authorities say someone struck and killed a 17-year-old boy as he returning home from his prom.

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, according to officials.

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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