Police Investigating Death of Man Hit by Car in Paulsboro as a Homicide

Eddie Lee Warthen was pronounced dead after being hit by a car on Sunday.

The death of a 31-year-old Gibbstown man who was hit by a car Sunday morning in Paulsboro is being investigated as a homicide, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office announced on Sunday.

Paulsboro police and the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office are seeking two suspects who fled in a silver or gray four-door car from the residential area on East Madison Avenue.

That's where Eddie Lee Warthen, was struck while he was walking at 4:30 a.m. The vehicle is believed to have body damage from the incident.

Warthen, 30, was taken to Cooper Medical Center in Camden, where he was pronounced dead at 7:30 a.m.

Anyone with information about the vehicle or its occupants is asked to contact either Det. Greg Malesich at 856-384-5626 or Det. Gary Killle at  856-423-1100.


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