Thursday, August 4, 2011
The victim lived in Pine Hill.
State police have identified the woman struck by several cars and killed on Route 42 in Blackwood early Sunday. The victim was 33-year-old Pine Hill resident Amanda Dadura, according to state police spokesman Sgt. Brian Polite. The fatal accident, which occurred near milepost 9.4, was reported to state police at 1:19 a.m. Investigation by Bellmawr-based state troopers revealed Dadura was walking in the median on Route 42 when she entered the left, northbound lane and was struck by a black 2005 BMW, Polite said. She was subsequently struck by several other vehicles. All drivers remained at the scene and were interviewed by detectives. It took investigators several days to identify the victim. On Wednesday, state police released photos of …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
State police have been unable to identify a woman struck by cars on Route 42 early Sunday.
A woman was struck by cars and killed on Route 42 in the township early Sunday. State police have been unable to identify the victim, who is said to have had tattoos on her feet. One tattoo says "Mandy," the other is of a small butterfly. State police are expected to release photos of the tattoos this afternoon. The woman was walking north on Route 42 when she was struck, according to reports. Check back with Gloucester Township Patch for more information.
Monday, June 27, 2011
It's been nearly three years since Det. Chuck Dougherty's cousin and godson, Matt Novak, was gunned down in Philadelphia.
Matt Novak was just 24 years old when he was shot and killed in Philadelphia. He was heading back to southern New Jersey with two friends following the city's Puerto Rican Day parade and related festivities. His friend's car broke down at 6th and Green streets after the friend insisted Novak and the other passenger get out of his ride to settle a disagreement about a girl they had met earlier. Novak hopped into a blue Chevrolet Impala a few minutes before 7 p.m., apparently thinking the three guys in the car he had waved down were going to take him somewhere to pick up jumper cables for his friend's disabled yellow Dodge Neon. They never made it to the jumper cables. Novak was forced to exit the Impala at 13th and Fairmount Avenue, where …