ABSECON — Police are trying to identify the pedestrian struck and killed Monday night on Route 30.

Brian Homicki, 33, of Montclair, was heading east on Absecon Boulevard just before 7 p.m., when he struck a man walking in the right lane just west of the Knights Inn Motel, police said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by a member of the Atlantic County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The victim is described as a 5-foot-8-inch to 5-foot-10-inch tall black male who appears to be in his late 40s to early 50s weighing about 180 pounds. He was wearing a dark-colored winter coat, black pants, brown shoes and a baseball hat. He was carrying a plastic bag with some clothes in it.

The victim was not wearing any glasses and appeared unshaven. He was observed walking west on the other side of Absecon Boulevard prior to the accident.

The Absecon Police Department is asking for help in identifying the victim.

Anyone who may know the man or who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call Absecon police at 609-641-0667, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Crash Unit at 609-909-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234.

The accident remains under investigation by Detecitve Sgt. Robert Ponzetti and Sgt. Raymond Adams of the Absecon Police Department. They are being assisted by Sgt. Kevin Hincks and Detective James Rosiello of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Absecon Boulevard eastbound was shut down for 2½ hours while the police investigated the accident. At this time no charges have been filed.

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