Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Crash of 17-Year-Old in Absecon, New Jersey

Absecon police are actively searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run incident that resulted in the tragic death of a 17-year-old on Saturday night. The fatal crash occurred at approximately 9 p.m. along the westbound lanes of U.S. Route 30, near the Executive Lodge motel just east of Turner Avenue.

According to authorities, the striking vehicle is a white 2015 Jeep Compass SUV with a New Jersey license plate L92-PLY. The SUV sustained heavy front-end damage as a result of the collision. The driver responsible for the incident fled the scene, leaving behind a devastated community and grieving family.

The Absecon Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is leading the investigation and is urging anyone with information to come forward. They can be reached at (609) 641-0667 ext. 214.

This incident is considered a true crime, as it involves a hit-and-run resulting in a fatality. The police are actively pursuing leads to identify and apprehend the driver responsible for this tragic event.

Author: CrimeDoor

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