- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

SOUTHAMPTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a passenger in a car that struck and killed a pedestrian in southern New Jersey has also died.

New Jersey State Police Lt. Brian Polite said authorities are investigating the accident that happened about 2 p.m. on southbound U.S. Route 206 at Garden Street.

Polite said the car struck the pedestrian and then overturned.

The car’s driver is being flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden.

Both north and southbound lanes of the roadway are closed. State Police Sgt. First Class Gregory Williams called the accident “very serious.”

The names of those involved were not released.

No further details were available.

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