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21-Year-Old Firefighter Killed in Hamilton Crash

By kcora on
Hamilton Township (Atlantic)

Authorities have identified the person killed Christmas morning as a volunteer firefighter, Natalie N. Dempsey, who was on her way into the firehouse.

Officials say on Dec. 25th at approximately 6:19 am, officers from the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to Landis Avenue, just west of Estelle Avenue, for a single car motor vehicle crash.  

The investigation revealed that Natalie N. Dempsey, 21, of Mays Landing, was operating a black 2001 Honda Accord westbound on Landis Avenue, when she lost control of her vehicle and proceeded off the roadway, striking a guardrail.  Dempsey was pronounced deceased at the scene.  She was the vehicle’s only occupant.  

Assisting at the scene were the Mizpah and Mays Landing Fire Departments and the Twp. of Hamilton Rescue Squad.

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