SEA ISLE CITY — A Medford woman was hit on Saturday by a public works truck in this shore town and until Sunday evening the Police were offering no new information. The mishap occurred Saturday when a woman from Medford died after being hit by a public works truck in Sea Isle City, N.J.
According to the investigators, the 69- year-old woman was struck on the Promenade around 1 o’clock in the afternoon while workers were cleaning up the area after super storm Sandy.
There was no need for the ambulance to transport her to the hospital as the impact was so immense that the victim reportedly died on the scene. Authorities declined for now to identify the victim at the request of her family and pending result of investigation.
Police have not commented on the cause of the incident, which is still under investigation. They only confirmed that a Medford woman was killed. She was on the beach town promenade last Saturday when she was hit by a Sea Isle City Department of Public Works vehicle. The truck belonged to the city workers who were cleaning the area after super storm Sandy. The vehicle was being used in the cleanup of storm debris from Sandy when it struck the 69-year-old woman, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sea Isle police said Sunday that as of this time, no criminal charges had been filed and that the city Police Department was investigating along with the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.
There were no other persons injured and vehicle damaged due to the mishap. –
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