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Two injured in crash near high school

A man has been charged with drunken-driving after he crashed his vehicle near Atlantic City High School, and then left the scene with his passenger. Officers were called to Route 40 westbound for an overturned vehicle, and found the car had left the roadway, and struck a utility pole, breaking it in half, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. There was no one inside the vehicle, which was overturned. A search of the area found no one,
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Atlantic City man helps rescue woman trapped in car that went into the bay

An Atlantic City man saved a woman after the car she was a passenger in went into the bay off Fairmount Avenue early Sunday morning. Officers were called to the 3600 block at 4:36 a.m., and found the car fully submerged and three people needing medical attention. The driver, a 29-year-old Absecon man, had crashed through the bulkhead and into the bay. T.J. Andrews, who witnessed the crashed, dove in and helped the driver free
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Woman dies from injuries days after Hamilton Township crash

A Mays Landing woman injured in a one-car crash last week has died of her injuries. and child were injured in a one-car crash on Old Egg Harbor Road on Friday morning. Laura Day, 34, was traveling south May 5 on Old Egg Harbor Road, when she lost control after passing another car just after 10 a.m., Hamilton Township police said. The car then went off the road into the southbound shoulder, striking a utility
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Bicyclist struck in Pleasantville

Police have identified the two people involved in a Pleasantville crash that severely injured a bicyclist Monday. John Oriente, 62, of Somers Point was struck in the area of Bayview Avenue and Main Street after 2 p.m. by a car heading south driven by Stephen Goldstein, 52, of Northfield, Capt. Matt Hartman said. Oriente was still hospitalized Tuesday with severe injuries, Hartman said. Goldstein was not at fault and received no summonses, Hartman said. A
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Two killed in Hamilton Township crash

Two women died in a crash that closed a Hamilton Township road for more than three hours Friday, police said. Allison Salerno, 35, of Vineland, was traveling west on Bear’s Head Road at about 3:45 p.m., when she crossed the center lane for unknown reasons and side-swiped a 1998 BMW M3 traveling east, according to the preliminary investigation. Salerno continued east in her 2007 Toyota Corolla, into the eastbound lane and struck a 2011 Kia Sorrento driven
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Mays Landing man killed in motorcycle crash

A 26-year-old Mays Landing man died when he crashed his motorcycle in Hamilton Township on Saturday night. Jefrey Ramirez was traveling south on Babcock Road at about 7:45 p.m., when he struck the curb causing him to be thrown from the motorcycle, according to the preliminary investigation. He was pronounced dead at the scene, just north of the George Hess School. There were no witnesses to the crash, which is currently under investigation. The Hamilton
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Crash sends car into marsh off Route 30

A two-vehicle crash ended with a car on its roof in the marsh off Route 30, with a person trapped inside Monday evening. The vehicles were heading west when one struck the median in Atlantic City, near the Absecon border, Atlantic City Fire Chief Scott EVans said. The vehicle took out a pole, flipped several times and landed on its roof. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle with the seat belt on, Evans said.
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