Monroe Twp, NJ – Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on S Black Horse Pike near Corkery LnNY/NJ Legal News
Monroe Twp, NJ (August 10, 2023) – Authorities in Monroe Township are currently searching for the driver connected to a deadly hit-and-run collision that occurred on Friday, August 4. Police say the crash happened at around 9:30 p.m.
Reports show the accident occurred in the 1400 block of South Black Horse Pike near Corkery Lane. A white Ford E Series van was driving on the Black Horse Pike when it struck a man attempting to cross the road.
The victim was later identified as 45-year-old Thomas Hoff of Williamstown. Hoff was pronounced deceased on-site.
The roadway was closed for some time while emergency responders worked in the area. Local drivers were forced to use alternate routes.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Thomas Hoff at this time.
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