ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Police are investigating the death of an Atlantic City woman who was struck and killed last night by a motor vehicle within an Atlantic City intersection, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On Monday, July 18, 2016, at 10:30 p.m., Atlantic City Police and emergency medical personnel responded to the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and McKinley Avenue, Atlantic City, for a 9-1-1 report of a pedestrian motor-vehicle accident. Upon arrival, police found Tyvorah Patterson, female, 51-years-old, of Atlantic City, who had been struck by a motor vehicle.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Next-of-kin were notified.
The driver of the motor vehicle, Pamela Abney, 53, of Atlantic City, remained at the scene.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department continue to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information pertaining to this crash is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit at 609-909-7667. Witnesses may also contact the Atlantic City Police Department at (609) 347-5744.
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.