New Hope, PA, Woman Struck by Vehicle in Ocean City, NJ, Dies
Authorities in Cape May County say a woman from Pennsylvania who was struck by a vehicle in Ocean City last week has died.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland and Ocean City Police Chief Jay Prettyman say 21-year-old Katherine Lux of New Hope, PA, was struck by a vehicle being driven by 44-year-old Wilfredo Latimer of Egg Harbor Township at around 8:45 Wednesday evening, August 11th, at the intersection of 26th and West Avenues.
Authorities say Lux was first taken to Shore Medical Center for treatment before being transferred to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City; she died this past Friday, August 13th.
An autopsy was performed on Sunday which confirmed that Lux died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.
Sutherland says the investigation into the incident continues and as of Monday afternoon, no charges had been filed.
Anyone with information about this accident is urged to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office at (609) 465-1135.