BLACKWOOD, NJ (CBS) – One person is dead after being hit by a car in Gloucester County.

The accident happened on Friday around 5:17 p.m. when a pedestrian was crossing the southbound lanes of State Highway 42 (Black Horse Pike) at Whitman Drive.

The victim, who had stepped off the curb and was crossing when traffic had a green light, was struck by a 1991 Cadillac. He was transported to Kennedy Memorial Hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Officer Leonard Baldyga at (856) 589-6650 or via email at

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