ATLANTIC COUNTY, NJ – A 77-year-old woman was the victim of a car versus pedestrian accident on Route 40 in Atlantic City on Tuesday night.
According to Daily Voice, the woman was in the eastbound lanes of Route 40 and attempting to climb the median barrier when she was struck by a car at about 9:20 p.m.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is being withheld pending family notification.
The driver, a 65-year-old Atlantic City man, was injured and transported to an area hospital. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.
The accident is still under investigation.
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