Late Thursday night a pedestrian was struck by a car in the middle of Route 9 in Rio Grande. NBC-40 reports that a man was crossing Route 9 near Route 47 around 10pm when a Ford Mustang allegedly pulled out of the Rio Station parking lot at a high rate of speed and struck the man. The victim was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, city campus. Authorities have not released his name, condition, or the identity of the driver. The accident is under investigation by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s office.