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Atlantic County Prosecutors Office Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run in Egg Harbor Township

By rlsmetro on
Egg Harbor Township

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and the Egg Harbor Township Police Department are investigating a crash where a vehicle left the scene after a female pedestrian was struck and killed, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.

According to Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Shill, on Tuesday, July 28, at 12:02 a.m., Star Wardell, 61, of Egg Harbor Township was crossing Washington Avenue in Egg Harbor Township when she was struck and killed by a vehicle. 

The vehicle involved in the crash fled the area and was not located on the scene when police arrived.

This investigation is active and ongoing in a cooperative effort by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and the Egg Harbor Township Police Department. 

Anyone with information about this crash or the involved can contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 909-7873, or the Egg Harbor Township Police Department at (609) 927-5200.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at (609) 652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS).