Cops: 76-year-old Man Killed in South Jersey ShopRite Parking Lot Accident
Cops in Gloucester County say an elderly man died after he was hit by a vehicle in a supermarket parking lot Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Monroe Township Police Department, the accident happened just before 3:00 at ShopRite on the Black Horse Pike in Williamstown.
There, an investigation revealed that a 62-year-old woman was backing her SUV out of a parking spot when she struck a 76-year-old man who was pushing a shopping cart.
Police say the impact caused the man to fall and he hit his head on the pavement/curb. He was taken to Cooper Trauma where he was pronounced dead around 5:30 that evening.
The identities of the driver and the victim were not released and police did not say if any charges are pending.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Monroe Township police at (856) 728-9800.