A man from Williamstown was struck and killed on the Black Horse Pike in Monroe Township early Monday morning.

According to Monroe Township Police, 54-year-old Richard Shepherd was walking southbound on the Black Horse Pike around 2:30 Monday morning when he was struck by a car being driven by 56-year-old Teodoro Cosico of Sewell. Cops say Shepherd was in a travel lane when he was hit and the impact threw him onto the shoulder of the road; he died from his injuries.

Cops say Cosico remained at the scene of the accident and was not injured.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact police at (856) 728-9800.

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