At approximately 12:18PM on Tuesday, June 13, Summit Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Orchard Street at the intersection of Harvard Street in Summit.

On arrival, officers determined that a 51-year-old Union woman driving a 2005 white, four-door Toyota Camry was traveling east on Orchard Street at a high rate of speed when her vehicle struck a tree at the corner of Harvard Street. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Atlantic Health Systems Telemetry Unit at Overlook Medical Center.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Summit Police Traffic Bureau with assistance from the County of Union Traffic Enforcement Unit Accident Reconstruction Investigators.

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