Pedestrian in Fatal Friday Night Vineland Crash Identified
The victim in a fatal pedestrian-vehicle crash in Vineland Friday night has been identified.
According to the Vineland Police Department, 65-year-old Walberto Diaz-Marquez of Vineland was killed when he was struck by a car in the area of West Chestnut Avenue and Southwest Boulevard at about 9:30 Friday night.
A preliminary investigation showed that car being driven by 49-year-old Wanda I. Negron of Vineland was traveling east on West Chestnut Avenue approaching Southwest Boulevard when she struck Diaz-Marquez; he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police point-out that the crash did not happen at an intersection nor near a crosswalk. Cops say, "at this time, it is unknown why the pedestrian was in the roadway."
No charges have been filed at this time.
The investigation into the accident is still ongoing. If anyone has any information pertaining to this crash, you are asked to contact the Vineland Police Department at (856) 691-4111 x4247.
SOURCE: Vineland Police Department press release, 05/17/21