ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Police are investigating the death of an Atlantic City woman who was struck and killed last night in Atlantic City by a motor vehicle that left the scene, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
On Thursday, November 4, 2016, at 6:52 p.m., Atlantic City Police, Atlantic City EMS, and AtlantiCare paramedics responded to Route 40, near the Bayview Motel at 1600 North Albany Avenue, Atlantic City, for a report of a pedestrian motor-vehicle accident.
Upon arrival, police found an adult female Atlantic City resident, who had been struck by a motor vehicle. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit also responded. The driver of the motor vehicle had left the scene of the accident.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Pronouncing Nurse Nancy Ellinger. The victim’s name is not being released at this time.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department continue to investigate the incident.
Investigators are searching for a vehicle with a ladder-rack with front-end damage— possibly a pickup truck or an SUV—and request that anyone with information about the suspect vehicle and/or driver call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit at 609-909-7800. 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.