‘Erratic’ SUV fatally hit woman walking on sidewalk in Cape May, NJ

CAPE MAY — A woman was struck and killed by an erratic driver on the Route 109 bridge Sunday afternoon.

Cape May Police said other drivers reported the black SUV around 4:15 p.m. en route to the town of Cape May. Police drove him south on Lafayette Street, where he met the 63-year-old woman walking on the sidewalk.

According to police, the SUV also crashed into a utility pole and another vehicle before coming to a stop.

A witness told 6 ABC Action News he heard the SUV revving up its engine after running a red light and hitting the woman.

No charges have yet been filed against the driver. The victim’s identity was not disclosed.

It is the fifth fatal accident in Cape May County this year and the first in the city of Cape May.

The Cape May Police Department and the Cape May County Attorney’s Office did not respond to New Jersey 101.5’s request for additional information Thursday morning.

Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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