05/10/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley // (press release)
East Hanover, NJ — A drunk driver hit and killed a well-known township resident Saturday afternoon, May 5, 2012 at the edge of Ridgedale Avenue, reported NJ.com.
According to reports, Ralph Politi Jr., 49, was standing near his truck when a Toyota Camry driven by Vanessa E. Brown, 32, of Parsippany, veered off the street and hit Politi. The vehicle continued for about 60 feet through the parking lot of an auto parts store before hitting several vehicles and coming to a stop.
Politi was killed in the crash. He was reportedly the chairman of the East Hanover Community Partnership and was a well-known local figure.
Police charged Brown with driving while intoxicated and second-degree vehicular homicide. Brown is being held in the Morris County jail in lieu of a $100,000 bail.
Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call Hanover police at (973) 887-0432, the prosecutor’s office at (973) 285-6200 or the sheriff’s office Crime Stoppers tip line at (973) COP-CALL.
Investigations are underway.
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