Location: 23 N. Black Horse Pike Blackwood, NJ 08012
Date and Time: 4/27/2020 4:48 PM
On Monday, April 27, 2020 at approximately 4:48 PM, Officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the area of 1223 N. Black Horse Pike Blackwood, NJ 08012 for a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.
An adult male was reportedly struck by a large box truck which was backing down the shoulder of the Black Horse Pike. The male was transported to Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ for further medical treatment and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and was later arrested for DWI. The investigation is being conducted by the Gloucester Township Police Serious Crash Investigation Team (SCIT) and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. Pending the outcome of further investigation, additional charges may be forthcoming.
The names of the pedestrian and driver are being held pending the completion of the investigation.
If anyone witnessed this crash please contact the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777.
You may also click here to access our Anonymous Web Tip page: https://local.nixle.com/tip/alert/5170177
Date and Time of Media Release: 4/28/2020 0837AM
Police Case: 2020-17721
Media Release By: Sgt. Bryan Bonawitz #217
Approved By: Captain John Stollsteimer #150