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Township of Hamilton Police
Wednesday March 1st, 2017 :: 11:00 a.m. EST


Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

On March 1, 2017 at approximately 1:00 am the Township of Hamilton Police responded to the intersection of Malaga Road and Jackson Road for a motor vehicle crash.  Responding officers found the driver, later identified as Gregory Gellien Jr. 32, of Egg Harbor Township, trapped in  his vehicle and suffering from serious injuries.  Emergency aid was provided by the Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad and AtlantiCare Paramedics at the scene. The Weymouth and Collings Lakes Volunteer Fire departments responded and extracted the driver from his vehicle.  Gellien Jr. was transported by to Atlantic City Medical Center, City Division, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling southbound on Malaga Road and attempting to make a right turn onto Jackson Road when the driver lost control, exited the roadway, and struck a tree.  The roadway was wet and it was raining at the time. Gellien Jr. was not wearing a seatbelt and there were no witnesses to the crash. 
The crash is under investigation by Sergeant Schnurr of the Township of Hamilton Police Department.

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

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

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