FATAL ACCIDENT UNDER INVESTIGATION IN WEST AMWELL TWP

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Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and West Amwell Township Police Captain Stephen Bartzak announced that an investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Forensic Analysis Collision Team (F.A.C.T.) and the West Amwell Township Police Department is underway at 54 Wilson Road in West Amwell Township. According to Prosecutor Kearns, “On October 28th at approximately 10:40am, a truck driver, Walter DeGroff, age 47, of West Berlin, NJ, was killed when his dump truck rolled over him in a work zone on private property in West Amwell Township. The investigation revealed that the truck began to roll down a hill through a field and Mr. DeGroff ran after it in an attempt to catch it and stop it. He slipped and the truck ran him over. Our sympathies are with his family.” The truck and property owner is Joseph Jingoli and Sons, Inc. The investigation is still underway

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Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and West Amwell Township Police Captain Stephen Bartzak announced that an investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Forensic Analysis Collision Team (F.A.C.T.) and the West Amwell Township Police Department is underway. According to Prosecutor Kearns, “On October 28th at approximately 10:40am, a truck driver was killed when his dump truck rolled over him in a work zone on private property in West Amwell Township. The investigation is ongoing and further details will be released as they become available. The victim’s name will be released after notification is made to his family.” Anyone with information is asked to call the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Forensic Analysis Collision Team at 908-788-1129. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010 or by going to www.crimestoppershunterdon.com, or text messaging “HCTIPS” plus your tip message to 274637 (CRIMES). Tipsters can also download the free mobile app “Tipsubmit” and select Hunterdon County to submit anonymous tips via text messaging. All tips are anonymous and kept confidential.

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