Cherry Hill Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run, Police Seek Suspects


Authorities say the victim was struck and killed in the area of Route 70 and East Gate Drive Monday evening.

By Matt Skoufalos | September 14, 2022

Cherry Hill Police are investigating the hit-and-run death of a township resident whom they say was killed Monday evening on Route 70.

Authorities have identified the victim as 54-year-old Roberto Ramirez-Rangel, but have no leads on suspects in the case.

According to a statement from Cherry Hill Lieutenant Robert Schuenemann, Jr., police responded to the area of Route 70 Eastbound and East Gate Drive around 9:45 p.m. for a report of an injured person in the roadway.

There they discovered Ramirez-Rangel, dead from apparent injuries consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle.

Police believe the driver was operating a dark-colored sport utility vehicle or pickup truck, which allegedly fled the scene prior to investigators arriving.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Cherry Hill Officer Liz Gibbs at 856-432-8860.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously to, through Nixle, or by texting TIP CHERRYHILLPD followed by your message to 888777.

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