Authorities identify woman killed in Pleasantville, N.J. crash

Authorities have released the name of a woman who was killed when her car struck a utility pole in Atlantic County.

Pleasantville police say 23-year-old city resident Leishla Molina was alone in her vehicle when the crash occurred around 4:10 a.m. Sunday on Delilah Road.

Molina was traveling westbound when her car crossed over the divider and left the roadway, then struck the pole. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Delilah Road was closed for about three hours as police investigated the crash. Authorities say it doesn’t appear that any other vehicles were involved in the accident.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.