Man struck by car on I-295 in Cherry Hill

December 31, 2011 12:23:09 PM PST
A man was struck by a car on Interstate 295 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey early Saturday morning.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes by Exit 31 around 5:00 a.m.

Police say the victim, a 52-year-old man, pulled his car over onto the center median for an unknown reason and got out of the vehicle.

That's when he was hit by another car, driven by a 21-year-old man.

The 52-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene. Police are not releasing his name pending notification of family.

There was no word on any injuries to the 21-year-old.

No charges have been filed as this investigation continues.

Two lanes of I-295 NB were closed for hours after the crash, with the highway reopening around 9:17 a.m.

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