Driver sought after crash kills woman at center for disabled
WOODLAND TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a woman at a residential center for the developmentally disabled in New Jersey.
State police say the woman was struck shortly before 1:30 p.m. Friday on the property of the New Lisbon Developmental Center in Woodland Township.
The woman was taken to Deborah Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Her name and other details weren’t released pending notification of relatives.
The center, founded in 1914 on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands, says on its website that it is home to 463 developmentally disabled men and women.
The New Jersey Department of Human Services said in a statement that it was “deeply saddened by this tragic incident” and referred questions to state police.