Thursday, December 13, 2012
Authorities allege that Mitchell R. Depace, 26, of West Windsor was driving the car that struck and killed a 40-year-old woman as she tried to cross Route 1 in Lawrence Township in a motorized wheelchair.
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Thursday, December 13, 2012
A Mercer County grand jury last week indicted a West Windsor man who, according to authorities, was driving the car that struck and killed a handicapped woman as she tried to cross a Lawrence Township intersection in a motorized wheelchair in August. The grand jury on Friday (Dec. 7) indicted Mitchell R. Depace, 26, of Jewel Road, West Windsor, on one count of second-degree death by auto, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed. The deadly accident occurred shortly before 11:45 p.m. on Aug. 23 along the northbound side of Route 1 (Brunswick Pike) at the intersection of Bakers Basin Road/Franklin Corner Road. Killed was Jennifer L. Grondski, 40, whose last known address was in the 1900 block of Greenwood Avenue, Trenton. Authorities…
Friday, November 16, 2012
The deadly accident, which is under investigation by Lawrence Township police and the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, occurred about 5:45 p.m. Friday on Route 206 (Lawrence Road) near Oaklyn Terrace.
Update, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20: Lawrence Township police today released the name of the woman who was killed when she was hit by a car Friday night on Route 206. She was Marika Okros, 66, of Wilburtha Road, Ewing Township. Update, 9:15 a.m. Nov. 19: Lawrence Township police are still withholding the name of the woman who was killed when she was hit by a car Friday night on Route 206 because they are having difficulty contacting her next-of-kin in Hungary, Lt. Mark Ubry said this morning. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. embassy in Budapest are trying to help Lawrence police track down the 66-year-old victim's family, he said. Update, 2:20 p.m. Nov. 17: The female pedestrian who was killed when she was struck by a car on Route 206 (…
Monday, October 1, 2012
The deadly collision involved two passenger vehicles and a tractor-trailer and occurred about 8:30 a.m. on the northbound side of I-95 near Princeton Pike in Lawrence Township.
Update, 5:45 p.m. Oct. 1: A Morris County man has been identified as the person killed in this morning’s three-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 in Lawrence Township. Andrew Kominek, 59, of Landing (Roxbury Township) was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred about 8:30 a.m. along the northbound side of I-95 at milepost 8.2, near Princeton Pike, Sgt. Brian Polite confirmed. Kominek’s 2009 Subaru Forester was struck from behind by a 2010 International tractor-trailer traveling in the right northbound lane and, in turn, pushed into the rear of a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, Polite said. Sandwiched between the two vehicles, Kominek’s Subaru sustained significant damage. Polite identified the Chevrolet’s driver as Karen Osif, 58, …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Lawrence Township police have identified Jennifer L. Grondski, 40, of Trenton as the woman who was struck and killed by a car as she tried to cross Route 1 in a motorized wheelchair late Thursday night.
The motorist whose car struck and killed a woman in a motorized wheelchair as she tried to cross Route 1 late Thursday night (Aug. 23) was allegedly intoxicated and has been charged with vehicular homicide-related offenses, Lawrence Township police announced Friday morning. The deceased was indentified by police as Jennifer L. Grondski, 40, of the 1900 block of Greenwood Avenue, Trenton. The driver, Mitchell R. Depace, 26, of Jewel Road, West Windsor, was charged with death by auto, driving under the influence and reckless driving, according to township police spokesman Lt. Mark Ubry. The deadly accident occurred along the northbound side of Route 1 (Brunswick Pike) at the intersection with Bakers Basin Road/Franklin Corner Road. It was …
The alleged driver was arrested at the scene by police. The deadly accident occurred about 11:40 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of Route 1 at the intersection of Bakers Basin Road/Franklin Corner Road in Lawrence Township.
A pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a car on Route 1 (Brunswick Pike), at the intersection of Bakers Basin Road/Franklin Corner Road, in Lawrence Township late Thursday night (Aug. 23). The alleged driver of the vehicle was arrested by police shortly after the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. He could be seen handcuffed and being placed into the rear of a patrol car. At the time of this report – 1:30 a.m. Friday – both northbound lanes of Route 1 were closed to traffic between Bakers Basin Road/Franklin Corner Road and Interstate 295, as investigators from the township police department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office worked to reconstruct the deadly accident. Police said video footage recorded by the red …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Lawrence Township firefighters were initially dispatched to the accident scene in Ewing to help extricate the woman from the wreckage but were cancelled prior to arriving after it was determined their services would not be needed.
Update, 5 p.m. July 20: New Jersey State Police have released the identity of the woman who was killed this morning when her vehicle struck a tree along Interstate 95 in Ewing Township. Sgt. Brian Polite, a NJSP spokesman, identified the woman as Emily Michell, 24, of Somerset, N.J. He said the cause of the crash remains under investigation. Original Story, posted 2:15 p.m. July 20: A woman was killed when the sport utility vehicle she was operating veered off Interstate 95 in Ewing Township this morning (July 20), New Jersey State Police have confirmed. The deadly crash occurred shortly before 10:10 a.m. along the southbound side on I-95 near milepost 0.5, located between Exit 1 (Route 29) and Exit 2 (Bear Tavern Road) when the woman’s …