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Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township

The Egg Harbor Township Police have announced that they are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday in the township.

Police said that on September 11, at approximately 2:35 p.m., the Egg Harbor Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash on the Black Horse Pike, near Elmwood Avenue, in the Cardiff section of the township.

According to police officials, a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Joseph Seif 3rd, 46, from Galloway Township, was traveling eastbound on the Black Horse Pike near Elmwood Ave. 

A preliminary investigation found that Mr. Seif drifted off the roadway for an unknown reason, striking a curb causing him to lose control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle overturned several times before coming to rest on the grass median. 

According to police, Mr. Seif was transported to AtlantiCare Medical Center in Atlantic City, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

This crash is being investigated by Sergeant Larry Graham and Officer Ed Stearns of the Egg Harbor Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit. Traffic on the Black Horse Pike was detoured for approximately 3 1/2 hours. 

If anyone has information about this incident, they can contact the Egg Harbor Twp. Police Traffic Safety Unit at (609)926-2661.