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Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Vineland Hit-And-Run

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Investigators say they’re looking for a Dodge Ram 2500 with an extended cab, model year between 1994-1997. If you have any information on the fatal hit-and-run, please contact the Vineland Police Department at 856-696-1212. Investigators say they’re looking for a Dodge Ram 2500 with an extended cab, model year between 1994-1997. If you have any information on the fatal hit-and-run, please contact the Vineland Police Department at 856-696-1212.
VINELAND, N.J. - Vineland police say a pedestrian was killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run crash in Vineland, Cumberland Country.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m., along the 900 block of West Landis Avenue, near the Cumberland Mall.

The Vineland Police Department identified the hit-and-run victim as Armando Lopez,49. He was a father to seven children back in Puerto Rico and owned a local construction business.

Vineland police are still searching for surveillance video that may have captured the moments before and after the impact. Investigators say they're looking for a Dodge Ram 2500 with an extended cab, model year between 1994-1997.

Orange spray paint marks the spot where Vineland police say Lopez was mowed down while crossing the busy street. Mike grim saw the impact.

Grim says he witnessed a white pickup truck hit Lopez and drag him 50 feet down Landis avenue. Lopez died on the scene. The truck took off.

"We were just standing there talking and I heard a thump, which was pretty loud. I turned and looked saw the dude rolling on the ground. I seen the truck bouncing and then the truck just took off," said Grim.

If you have any information on the fatal hit-and-run, please contact the Vineland Police Department at 856-696-1212.
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