53-year-old Somerdale man struck and killed in hit-and-run crash

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LINDENWOLD, NJ – Police in Lindenwold are on the search for a light-colored Tesla that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash Thursday evening.

According to police, a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a pedestrian is being investigated by the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office CRIT (CRIT) and Lindenwold Police Department, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Lindenwold Police Chief Michael P. McCarthy Jr.

Police said the driver involved in the crash did not remain at the scene of the crash.

Lindenwold Police Department officers were dispatched to the 600 block of South White Horse Pike around 5:42 p.m. for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Dal B. Baruwal, 53, of Somerdale, was identified as the pedestrian.

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EMS and paramedics treated Baruwal at the scene and transported him to Jefferson-Stratford Hospital. He was pronounced dead at approximately 6:37 p.m. The Crash Response Investigation Team of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office was notified and responded to the scene.

Police are searching for a light-colored sedan, possibly a Tesla, and a dark-colored pickup truck of unknown make and model.