ABSECON - Two pedestrians were illegally crossing the eastbound White Horse Pike on Friday when a vehicle struck one of them, police said.

Harry DellaPietro, 49, and another pedestrian jumped over the concrete median into the eastbound lane, police said. DellaPietro was then struck by a vehicle.

DellaPietro was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, in Galloway Township, with non-life threatening injuries, police said. The two pedestrians were issued summonses for improper crossing of the roadway, police said.

The driver, Ivane Escano, 23, of Bayonne, was not injured, police said.

The investigation was continuing, police said. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to contact the Police Department at 609-641-0667.

Anjalee Khemlani

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