Pedestrian dies after being struck in Egg Harbor Twp.

EGG HARBOR TWP., N.J. -- Police say a pedestrian died after he was struck by a vehicle in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey Wednesday night.

The accident occurred just before 10:00 p.m. along the 6800 block of the Black Horse Pike.

According to police, a 22-year-old driver in a Chevy Sonic was travelling west when he encountered a man in his 40's or 50's in the roadway.

The driver then struck the pedestrian after a near miss by another motorist.

The pedestrian was treated at the scene and then taken to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital. His name has not been released.

The crash is under investigation.