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Authorities ID NJ Woman Killed in Absecon Crash


A Galloway Township woman is dead after a fatal motor vehicle accident on Wednesday evening in Absecon, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

The motor vehicle crash involving two cars occurred on Dec. 19th at approximately 11:38 p.m. on Pitney Road in the area of Connecticut Avenue in Absecon.

Officials say a vehicle, operated by Kaitlyn Hayes, 24, of Pleasantville, was traveling southbound on Pitney Road when it crossed over into the northbound lane and struck another vehicle head-on, that was operated by Suzana Kocick, 36, of Galloway.

According to authorities, Kocick was pronounced deceased at the scene, while Hayes was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Absecon Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Absecon Police at (609) 641-0667 or the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 909-7692.