Police identified then charged a Philadelphia as the driver in a fatal hit-and-run incident in Runnemede on Jan. 3, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Runnemede Police Chief Paul Dailey said.
According to Camden County officials, Mr. Gregory Graves, 40, of Philadelphia, is charged with one count of second-degree Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident, one count of third-degree Being Involved in a Fatal Accident with a Suspended License, and one count of third-degree Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.
Authorities said in a statement, officers responded to the intersection of the S. Black Horse Pike and East Clements Bridge Rd. in Runnemede around 4:50 p.m. for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
Police arrived at the scene and found the victim, Mr. Frederick Murray, 61, of Somerdale, suffering multiple injuries.
Police said EMS rushed Murray to an area hospital, where his condition worsened until he passed away on Jan. 11.
The officers located surveillance footage showing a blue Chevrolet Trailblazer as being involved in the accident through the investigation.
According to police, an anonymous tip led officers to a Glendora business where they located a blue Trailblazer with noticeable damage to the front grill.
Detectives said Graves was identified as the person operating the vehicle during the time of the incident and was charged on Jan. 16.