New video in fatal NJ hit-and-run of cousin of 76ers draft pick Ben Simmons

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Michelle Charlesworth is live in Hoboken with the latest details.

New video has been released from a fatal hit-and-run crash in New Jersey that killed the cousin of Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Ben Simmons.

The video was released by the Hudson County Prosecutor on Tuesday.

The fatal collision happened on June 25 around 3:30 a.m. on Willow Avenue and 6th Street in Hoboken.

Police say the driver of an SUV hit 21-year-old Zachary Simmons, threw him into a parked car, and kept going.

"We don't have a whole lot of other information, so we're seeking the public's help. We do have some video again that tells us the individual probably was leaving Hoboken that morning, but because it happened so early in the morning there were not a lot of people there," said Esther Suarez, Hudson County Prosecutor.

Neighbors tell our sister station WABC drivers fly by on the intersection and it needs another stop sign.

The Prosecutor's Office is looking for any information on the driver.

"We believe that the SUV is possibly missing a grill, possibly, it could have been replaced by now, but if the public could tell us anything, if they see anything, no matter how minor, usually those small little details can help us out," Suarez said.

Last week, the Hudson County Sheriff's Office released a picture of the vehicle.

Zachary was present at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn two days prior to watch his cousin Ben become the NBA's first overall pick in the NBA Draft.

After learning of the tragedy, Ben Simmons tweeted, "I'm glad I could share this moment in my life with you. Rest in peace Cuzzo . Much love Zachary Simmons #rip."

Anyone with information should contact The Hudson County Sheriff's Crash Investigation Unit or the Hoboken Police Department.

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