Egg Harbor Township Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed on the Black Horse Pike Sunday night.

According to authorities, the accident happened at around 8PM Sunday on the Black Horse Pike in the area of Palermo Avenue in the West Atlantic City section of the Township.

An investigation revealed a SUV being driven by 26-year-old Jesse Oliver-Logan of Egg Harbor Township was traveling westbound on the Black Horse Pike. Police say 44-year-old Pedro Silva was walking across the Pike near that intersection. While crossing the Pike, Silva walked directly into the road and was struck by the Oliver-Logan's vehicle. Silva was pronounced dead at the scene.

WPVI-TV reports the driver did stop after the site of the crash; reports Oliver-Logan has not been charged.

The Black Horse Pike was closed for nearly five hours and crews cleared the scene.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Egg Harbor Township Police at (609) 926-4045.

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