Police identify pedestrian struck by auto

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ABSECON – City police have indentified the man who was killed at 6:52 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 when he was struck by a car while walking east in the eastbound lane of Absecon Boulevard.

Louis Angoy, 68, of Atlantic City was pronounced dead at the scene in front of the Knights Inn Motel by the Atlantic County Coroner’s Office.

No charges have been filed against the driver, Brian Homicki, 33, of Montclair.

Police had put out a description asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. He was described as being 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds and in his late 40s or early 50s.

He may have been hard to see because he was wearing a dark winter coat, black pants, brown shoes and a baseball hat when he was struck. He was carried a plastic bag containing clothes.

Witnesses reported seeing the man walking west on the westbound side of Absecon Boulevard shortly before he must have changed lanes, police said.
Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call the Absecon police (609) 641-0667, the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office Fatal Accident Unit at (609) 909-7800 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 658-TIPS.

Absecon Detective Sgt. Robert Ponzetti and Sgt. Raymond Adams are investigating the accident, assisted by Sgt. Kevin Hincks and Detective James Rosiello of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Unit.

Police shut down eastbound traffic on Absecon Boulevard for two and a half hours after the accident.

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