Police seek identity of man in trauma unit

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The city police department is broadcasting the hospital bed image of a man suffering from life-threatening injures in the hopes of learning his identity and reaching family members before its too late./Pleasantville Police The city police department is broadcasting the hospital bed image of a man suffering from life-threatening injures in the hopes of learning his identity and reaching family members before its too late./Pleasantville Police PLEASANTVILLE  The police department is broadcasting the hospital bed image of a man suffering from life-threatening injures in hopes of learning his identity and reaching his family members.

Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin said the African-American male was seriously injured Friday night when he was struck by a car at the intersection of the Black Horse Pike and Main Street.

Riggin said the preliminary investigation indicates that the crash occurred when the man crossed into traffic at the intersection.

He was struck by a Northfield man driving west on the Black Horse Pike and thrown onto the vehicle, Riggin said.

Pleasantville Fire and Rescue Ambulance personnel transported the injured man to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Centes Trauma Division in Atlantic City.

Police have been unable to indentify the man. Riggin said he is black, about 20 to 25 years old and has his hair braided in cornrows. He was wearing a red Black Label jacket with a skull and crossbones on the back and the words “Fear or Love,” a plain white jacket and a plain red T-shirt, Riggin said. The letters “F.O.E” are tattooed on the right side of his chest

He appeared to be wearing a set of large white headphones at the time of the crash, Riggin said.

Pleasantville Patrolwoman Luz Gresham and Lt. Matt Hartman of the department’s Traffic Safety Unit are investigating the incident, Riggin said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 609-641-6100.


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