Vineland Police say a 27-year-old man is dead after he apparently jumped out of a moving car Monday night, and was struck by the car.

Police say the accident occurred shortly before 9:30pm Monday, on East Landis Avenue, just west of the Shoprite entrance.

Joseph Gonzalez was a passenger in a car, seated behind the driver, when police say he jumped out of the moving car, and was struck by the vehicle.

Police say an argument in the car preceding Gonzalez exiting the moving vehicle.

Gonzalez was airlifted from the scene to the hospital, but died from his injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

 

SOURCE: Vineland Police