Pedestrian struck and killed on RT 31 in Pennington

The Pennington Borough Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of West Delaware Avenue and Route 31 today, October 6, 2021 at 10:08am. Officers arrived on scene and found that a white single axle Penske Box truck had struck an elderly female.

The investigation revealed that the box truck which was being driven by a 32-year-old male from Phillipsburg, NJ was traveling north on Route 31 and that the victim, a 84 -year old female from Pennington, NJ, was attempting to cross the road in the crosswalk located at the south side of the intersection on Route 31. The victim entered Route 31 and the front of the truck struck her. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Route 31 and West Delaware Avenue was closed from approximately 10:15AM till 1:30PM.  

The crash remains under investigation by Pennington Police Senior Officer Novin Thomas and Officer Johnathan Pauciullo and Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Det. Sal Vaccaro. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Senior Officer Novin Thomas or Officer Johnathan Pauciullo at 609.737.2020

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