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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Buena

Buena Borough

By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Atlantic County announced that on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at approximately 8:22 a.m., the New Jersey State Police were dispatched to 1113 Harding Highway, Buena, for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.AdAccording to officials, the initial investigation indicates that a black 2017 Hyundai was driving eastbound on Route 40 in the area of 1113 Harding Highway.

The Hyundai struck a pedestrian crossing the street, officials said.

Authorities say the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained during the crash.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Crash Investigations Unit and the New Jersey State Police are cooperatively investigating this incident, officials stated.

Anyone with information about this crash is urged to contact Detective Dylan Hutton of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7885 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at ACPO.