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Motor Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian on Rt. 73, Maple Shade, Pronounced Dead at the Scene



MAPLE SHADE NJ (July 19, 2021)--Sunday, July 18, at 0159 hours the Maple Shade Police Department responded to a pedestrian versus motor vehicle crash at Route 73 North near Willow Road. The pedestrian was determined to be deceased at the scene (Victim's identification is being withheld pending notification to a family member).  Driver of the vehicle stayed on location and is cooperating with the investigation. At this time the investigation is ongoing by the Maple Shade Police Department.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation, New Jersey State Police Police Incident Command and the Mount Laurel Fire Department assisted with traffic control during the investigation. The deceased was taken to the Burlington County Medical Examiner's Office.
Any Person who witnessed the crash or has additional information is asked to call 856-234-8300 and reference case 2021-13441.

Maple Shade Township Police Department
200 N Stiles Ave
Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300