Three die in South Jersey traffic accidents
A Pemberton woman was among three victims of fatal traffic accidents on South Jersey roads in recent days.
Domonique Dudley, 34, was struck by a vehicle on Burlington-Mount Holly Road near Burrs Road, according to Westampton police.
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Dudley, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 9:40 p.m. accident on Thursday, March 9.
The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with an ongoing investigation.
Atlantic City Expressway crash
Also, a Philadelphia man died in a one-vehicle crash on the Atlantic City Expressway around 8:50 a.m. Saturday, March 11, said New Jersey State Police.
Scott Vilayseng, 29, lost control of his vehicle on the westbound highway near milepost 20.5 in Hamilton, police said.
The vehicle went down an embankment, hit a fence and a tree, and then overturned. Vilayseng was ejected from the vehicle.
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Fiery crash in Cumberland County
Troopers also responded to a fiery crash shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday on County Route 644, also known as Hesstown Road, in Maurice River Township.
Police said a car left the eastbound highway to the right, hit several trees, then crossed back over the road and overturned.
The car then burst into flames near milepost 2.6.
“The identity of the driver is pending,” the police account said.
State police were continuing to investigate both accidents on Monday.
Jim Walsh is a senior reporter with the Courier-Post, Burlington County Times and The Daily Journal.