Woman struck, killed crossing N.J. highway

A 42-year-old woman who was crossing Route 70 in Lakehurst Wednesday night was killed after she was hit by a car, authorities said.

The victim, Peggy Acquisto, was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk in a dark area of the roadway with a man when she was hit in the westbound lane of the road, according to a statement from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

Paramedics pronounced Acquisto dead at the scene after they arrived around 10:06 p.m.

Acquisto was hit by a 2013 Hyundai Elantra, which remained at the scene. Authorities said the driver did not show any signs of impairment …read more

Source: NJ.com Ocean

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