Mount Ephraim Man Charged in Fatal Haddon Twp. Hit-and-Run
Timothy Polijczuk was charged Monday with leaving the scene of an accident that killed a 67-year-old Gloucester Township woman.
Haddon Township police arrested a 50-year-old Mount Ephraim man Monday and charged him in the fatal hit-and-run Sunday that claimed the life of a Gloucester Township woman.
Timothy Polijczuk, 50, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with a fatality, causing death while driving on a suspended license and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license, according to a statement from the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
He was also issued numerous motor vehicle violations and was ordered held at the Camden County Jail on $192,500 bail.
Police charged Polijczuk with driving a blue Chevrolet truck with a refrigeration box mounted to bed when he allegedly struck Joyce Putmon, 67, of the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township as she crossed the Black Horse Pike in Haddon Township shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday.
The truck was registered to The Crab Shop in Mount Ephraim, a business which Polijczuk owns. Putmon was pronounced dead at Cooper University Hospital in Camden about a half-hour after being struck.
It appears the victim was going from the Audubon Shopping Center to the bus stop when she was hit.
The truck involved in the fatality was found after police received a tip from a member of the public who saw news reports about the death. The vehicle was found at Essex and King streets in Gloucester City.