Pedestrian ID'd in fatal Egg Harbor Twp. crash, search for near-miss driver

Thursday, April 16, 2015

EGG HARBOR TWP., N.J. -- Police have identified the man struck and killed in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

He is identified as 51-year-old Marco Banegas of Pleasantville, N.J.

The fatal accident happened just before 10:00 p.m. Wednesday on the Black Horse Pike in the area of Risley Commons.

Police say a 2009 Chevy Malibu was travelling east on the Black Horse Pike when the driver struck Banegas after a near miss by another vehicle.

Banegas was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are asking for the driver of the near miss vehicle to contact them at (609) 927-5200.

The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.