January 15, 2021


A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed Thursday after he collided head-on with a car, authorities said.

The crash took place around 5:40 p.m. when a woman driving west on West White Horse Pike struck the eastbound motorcycle as she tried to make a left onto South Cologne Avenue, Galloway police said Friday.

The motorcyclist, Darryl B. Crowder Jr., of Hammonton, was brought to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, where he was pronounced dead.

Summonses are pending for the driver of the car, a 67-year-old woman from Vineland, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call officer Ron Gorneau at 609-652-3705 ext. 5095 or officer Nick Stewart at 609-652-3705 ext. 5107.

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Five people were killed in a traffic accident after one car drove in the wrong direction on a highway over the weekend.

The incident happened Sunday at about 2:15 a.m. local time in Laurens County, South Carolina, along Interstate 385, a spokesperson for the state troopers told the Associated Press. According to the outlet, the five people were passengers in two different cars, and four of them died at the scene, while another was pronounced dead later at a local hospital.

A 2014 Kia drove the wrong way, hitting a 2020 Hyundai head-on.

A spokesperson for the South Carolina Highway Patrol did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

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The incident is still under investigation, noted the AP, adding that names of the victims have not been released.

One of the victims was reportedly wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, and there were two people in the car going the wrong direction.

According to a report from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety on Monday, a total of eight people were killed over the weekend on South Carolina roadways, including the Sunday morning incident.

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