Three pedestrians died on South Jersey highways over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Cherry Hill, police say.
Deadly accidents also occurred in Washington Township, where a 78-year-old woman was struck on Sunday night, and in Willingboro, where a 44-year-old man lost his life Friday.
The Cherry Hill accident occurred around 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25 on Route 70 near the shopping complex at the former Garden State Park, according to Cherry Hill police.
The victim, 29-year-old Tabreia Ewing of Camden, was crossing the westbound lanes when she was struck by a dark-colored vehicle near the highway's median, police said in a statement Tuesday.
The westbound driver did not stop.
The accident victim was spotted on the highway's grassy median around 11:35 a.m. Friday. The discovery led to the closing of westbound Route 70 between Haddonfield Road and Garden State Boulevard.
Anyone with information about Thursday night's accident is asked to call Cherry Hill Police Detective Kristina Grimaldi at (856)432-8835 or Officer E. Gibbs at (856) 432-8860. Tips can be emailed anonymously to email@example.com.
In Washington Township, a 78-year-old woman was struck as she tried to cross Route 42 at Ganttown Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, police said.
The victim, Joanne Perry of Glendora, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police reported no injuries to the driver, 44-year-old Arthur McCoy of Philadelphia.
The accident closed the intersection for about three hours, according to Washington Township police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Washington Township police officer Steven Pinnelli at @firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Willingboro, 44-year-old Baljit Singh was hit by a vehicle on Route 130 near Pennypacker Drive at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Singh, a Willingboro resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation into the Willingboro accident concluded with no charges being filed against the driver, Willingboro police said Monday.
This story may be updated.
Jim Walsh covers public safety, economic development and other beats for the Courier-Post, Burlington County Times and The Daily Journal.
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