A pedestrian crossing the Black Horse Pike in West Atlantic City was struck and killed on Thursday night.

Police say the vehicle involved fled the scene, according to CBS3 in Philadelphia.

The pedestrian was struck at around 6:40 pm on the 8200 block of the Black Horse Pike.

The westbound lanes of the Black Horse Pike were closed for a time as police investigated the incident. This is a dangerous area for crossing the Black Horse Pike.

Police have not given any information concerning the identity of the pedestrian.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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