Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Lakewood
Lakewood-(TLS)–A Pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning. The accident occurred at about 5:30AM at the intersection of County Line Road and Squankum.
According to a witness, the pedestrian was crossing the intersection against the light and with dark clothing.
Traffic & Safety director Sergeant Frank Work tells TLS. The vehicle which struck him was traveling West Bound on County Line Road and had a green light, Work said. The pedestrian was thrown approximately 25 feet and landed in the roadway.
EMS Paramedics responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene.
No charges have been filed yet against the approximately 35 year old male driver.
The victim was reportedly a male approximately 60 years old, but has not yet been identified, Work says.
The area has been shut for the investigation by Lakewood’s Traffic & Safety division and the Prosecutor’s Office. TLS.
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