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Pedestrian Struck Sunday While Crossing Route 35 at Amboy Avenue

He was treated for a leg injury after the accident, police said.

A Laurence Harbor man was struck while crossing Route 35 in Aberdeen at Amboy Avenue on Sunday afternoon, according to Aberdeen Police Chief John Powers.

Shortly after 12 p.m. on Feb. 17, a 2007 Mercedes Benz was making a left turn from Amboy Avenue to travel south on Route 35 when a man with a bike was struck while attempting to cross the highway.

The cyclist, identified as 68-year-old Sannuel North, suffered a minor leg injury and was transported by a MONOC ambulance to the hospital for treatment, Powers said. 

The driver of the Mercedes, identified as Merlyn Edwin-Ezepue, 52, of Amboy Avenue in Aberdeen, had a green left turn arrow at the time of the accident, Powers explained.

No summons have been issued at this time.

Brian Gartley February 20, 2013 at 01:53 PM
That intersection is very dangerous, I travel past it several times a day and have witnessed many pedestrians laying on the ground after being hit over the years.
Danielle Rios March 20, 2013 at 10:55 AM
Any intersection is dangerous. People need to pay more attention when driving. I've seen people texting, talking on the phone, doing theiir make up, hell I watched a man shave doing 75mph on the parkway last week. There are too many distractions these days. .

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