Bicyclist injured in EHT hit-and-run

Egg Harbor Township police are looking for a car that struck a bicyclist Wednesday and fled. Lynne Devivo, 43, of Egg Harbor Township, was riding her bicycle at 5:48 p.m., on the shoulder of Ocean Heights Avenue near Swift Drive when she was struck by a 2006-2009 Mercedes-Benz ML model that was gold or pewter in color, police said. The Mercedes fled the scene toward English Creek Avenue with passenger side damage, according to the
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Truck hits house in Tuckahoe, driver flees

A truck struck a home in Tuckahoe Wednesday morning, and then the driver fled. The crash happened about 11 a.m., with two tenants home at the time, but no one was injured, said Merry May, who owns the rental property. The pickup took out a pole and then crashed into the porch. The couple who rent the home were there at the time, with the wife just inside the front door, May told BreakingAC.  New
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Police catch dirt-biker who injured woman in Pleasantville hit-and-run

A teenager has been arrested in the Pleasantville dirt bike crash that injured a woman standing on a sidewalk last month. The 17-year-old from Pleasantville is charged with assault by auto and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash with serious bodily injury. Police have been looking for the teen since Aug. 5, when he drove onto the sidewalk on Main Street near West Jersey Avenue and struck Elza Jeanty-Excellent, 27, of Galloway Township. Video
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Pleasantville dirt bike rider still wanted

Pleasantville police are still looking for a dirt bike rider who struck a woman and then fled Aug. 5. And they’re channeling their inner Bryan Mills to do it. “Do not forget, Mr. Cowardly, that we possess a certain set of skills,” a Pleasantville Police Department Facebook post says, borrowing words from Liam Neeson’s character in the “Taken” films. In this case, however, the skills come in the form of faith in the public. “One
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Pleasantville police release video of dirt bike rider hitting woman

Pleasantville police released video Monday showing a dirt bike rider striking a woman as she stood on the sidewalk on Main Street. The woman in her 30s was struck on the sidewalk near West Jersey, police said. Video shows the woman standing on the sidewalk and then reacting as she sees the bike bearing down toward her. Other angles show the man fleeing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-641-6100.
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Police looking for driver in fatal Toms River hit-and-run

Police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a man in Toms River on Christmas Day. Keith Elliot, 45, had left his home on Messenger Street on Christmas morning, with plans to take the bus to spend the holiday with family in Lacey Township, according to the investigation. He was then struck in the intersection of Highland Parkway and Herflicker Boulevard just after 10:30 a.m. When rescue workers arrived, Elliott was dead and
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