ABSECON, NJ – Police are investigating the death of a Galloway man who was struck and killed early this morning by the operator of a vehicle that left the scene of the accident, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 4:12 a.m., members of the Absecon Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Collisions Unit responded to the intersection of Route 30 and Route 9, Absecon, NJ, for a report of a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle that left the scene after striking Kyle Marcy, 26, of Galloway Township.
Upon arrival of police and emergency medical personnel, Marcy was transported to the Atlantic City Medical Center—City Division, where he was later pronounced dead.
Initial investigation determined that Marcy, shortly before the collision occurred, had exited the vehicle in which he was a passenger at the intersection of Route 30 and Route 9 and was struck by a vehicle which stopped briefly, then left the scene. The vehicle from which Marcy had exited was a silver-in-color 2015 Kia Forte.
The suspect vehicle that left the scene after the collision with pedestrian victim Kyle Marcy has been identified as a 2012 Honda Civic, dark in color. The vehicle will have front passenger-side damage.
Investigators request that anyone who may have been at, or driven by, the intersection of Routes 30 and 9 at that time and observed something, or anyone else with information pertaining to this crash, call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office (609) 909-7800, or the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.