OCEAN CITY— Casey Feldman, 21, of Springfield, Pa., was struck by a van driven by Anthony Lomonaco, 58, of Cape May Court House, while crossing 14th street on Friday, July 17 at 4:54 p.m. Feldman latter died from her injuries at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, according to police.
Feldman was a student journalist at Fordham University, in New York City and news editor of The Observer, the Lincoln Center student newspaper.
Feldman was working a summer job in Ocean City, according to a statement released by the University.
Feldman was a communications major who graduated from Springfield High School in Pennsylvania. Last month she was named a finalist for the 2009 Chandler Award for Student Writer of the Year in Religion by the Religion Newswriters Association. She served as The Observer's news editor during the 2008-2009 school year, and was planning to do so again during her senior year, according to the University statement.
The incident is currently under investigation by the Ocean City Police Department and the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office Fatal Crash Investigative Unit.
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