CHERRY HILL, NJ – A 27-year-old woman was fatally struck by a vehicle while she was attempting to save an injured animal in the roadway in Cherry Hill earlier this week.
According to NJ.com, the accident occurred on Route 70, near South Frontage Road, at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, as the victim, a woman from Medford, was attempting to pull an injured animal out of the road. She was then struck by a driver, a 24-year-old man from Voorhees.
The victim died of injuries sustained during the crash.
The driver reportedly remained at the scene after the collision and has cooperated with the investigation.
The identities of the driver and the victim have not yet been made available.
Authorities continue to investigate the collision at this time.
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