WEST DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ- A man has turned himself in as the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Gloucester County last week, according to Daily Voice.
As covered last week, at approximately 4:00am last Wednesday, a driver hit and killed a pedestrian in the northbound lanes of I-295 and fled. The driver has turned himself in as 26-year-old Alfredo Vergara Jr. from Camden. He has since been accused of hitting Shariff Harrison.
Vergara’s license was suspended at the time of the accident. He called police later that day and identified himself as the driver, however, he waited five days to surrender himself at the Bellmawr Police Station. He is currently in custody at the Salem County Jail, on counts of fleeing the scene of a fatal motor accident and causing a fatal accident with a suspended license.
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