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Township of Hamilton Police
Wednesday April 18th, 2018 :: 07:57 p.m. EDT


Officer Involved Crash

On April 18, 2018 at approximately 4:09 p.m., Ofc. Keone Osby was stopped in traffic in his patrol vehicle on Route 40 (eastbound), in the area of mile post 50.5. While stopped in traffic, Ofc. Osby was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Victoria Branca (43/F) of Egg Harbor Township. The collision caused Ofc. Osby’s vehicle to strike the vehicle in front of him, which was also stopped in traffic. That vehicle was occupied by Megan Valentin (33/F) of Vineland, and two juvenile passengers. 

Branca sustained a serious injury and was transported to Shore Medical in Somers Point. Ofc. Osby sustained serious injury and was taken to AtlantiCare  (Mainland). The third vehicle, driven by Valentin, sustained minor damage to the rear bumper and no injuries were reported to any of the occupants.

The crash is being investigated by Sgt. Graczyk. Assisting with the crash was the Township of Hamilton Rescue and AtlantiCare Paramedics.

Township of Hamilton Police
6101 13th St
Hamilton Township, NJ 08330

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-625-2700

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