Thursday, October 25, 2007

12 Year Old Killed by Automobile in Pleasantville

From 6 ABC in Philadelphia

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. - October 21, 2007 - A 12-year-old girl was struck by a car and killed while riding her bicycle on Sunday.

The accident happened on the 11-hundred block of South Main Street in Pleasantville, New Jersey.

Police said 37-year-old Joel Zafra was behind the wheel of the Honda Civic that hit the girl just before 3:45 p.m.

She was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries. Her name was not immediately released.

Zafra was charged with Christopher's Law for driving with a suspended license and not having a license at all.

He was held on $50,000 cash bail at the Atlantic County Jail.

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