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Fleeing Suspected Car Thief 19, Plunges To Death At George Washington Bridge Fleeing Suspected Car Thief 19, Plunges To Death At George Washington Bridge
Fleeing Suspected Car Thief 19, Plunges To Death At George Washington Bridge A teenage suspected car thief fleeing police plunged to his death at the George Washington Bridge before dawn Sunday, authorities said. The 19-year-old driver fled from a traffic stop by officers from the NYPD's 52nd Precinct in the Bronx shortly before 1:30 a.m. June 9, they said. The vehicle apparently gave out, at which point the driver bailed and bolted. He was running along the Henry Hudson Parkway toward the southbound upper level of the GWB when he apparently fell through a gap in the elevated parkway and landed on Riverside Drive, the NYPD said. EMS rushed the teen to NYC Health H…
Missing Morris County Man Drowned In Lake: Prosecutor Missing Morris County Man Drowned In Lake: Prosecutor
Missing Morris County Man Drowned In Lake: Prosecutor A 20-year-old Morris County man missing since Wednesday, March 6 was found dead, authorities announced. Altariq Hickson was last seen at his home in Roxbury, prior to a missing persons investigation being launched six days later. Hickson’s personal belongings were discovered on Mine Hill Beach, and a search of the area was conducted by the Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, and the Morris County Office of Emergency Management, Morris County Prosecutor Robert  Carroll said. A subsequent search of Sunset Lake by the New Jersey State Police led to the recovery of a body on Tue…
Man Killed By Freight Train In Northvale Man Killed By Freight Train In Northvale
Man Killed By Freight Train In Northvale A man was struck and killed by a freight train in northeast Bergen County near the New York State line. The man -- who responders said appeared to be in his 20s -- was struck near the Clinton Avenue crossing off Briarwood Lane near Veterans Memorial Park shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. Northvale police officers who were called by a CSX employee found the victim face down along the tracks south of the crossing, Northvale Police Chief Howard J. Ostrow said. He had no pulse, wasn't breathing and was pronounced dead at the scene via an Advanced Life Support unit a short time …
Cause Of Death Revealed For NJ '8 Mile' Actor Who Rap-Battled Eminem: Report Cause Of Death Revealed For NJ '8 Mile' Actor Who Rap-Battled Eminem: Report
Cause Of Death Revealed For NJ '8 Mile' Actor Who Rap-Battled Eminem: Report The cause of death for Nashawn Breedlove, the New Jersey actor who famously rapped with Eminem in "8 Mile." Family of 46-year-old Breedlove said the Newark resident died in his sleep at home on Sunday, Sept. 24, the outlet said.  The official cause of death — revealed Friday, Dec. 22 — was found to have been "acute intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl, acetyl fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol," PEOPLE said citing the New Jersey's Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner. Breedlove's death was ruled accidental, PEOPLE noted.  Daily Voice has reached out to the…
Man Dies Removing Christmas Lights In Fall From Ladder In Union County: Police Man Dies Removing Christmas Lights In Fall From Ladder In Union County: Police
Man Dies Removing Christmas Lights In Fall From Ladder In Union County: Police A 62-year-old man died when he fall from a ladder removing Christmas lights in Union County over the weekend, authorities said. The man landed on a concrete walkway and hit his head outside of his Ray Avenue home in Union Township around 11:50 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, township police said. There were apparently no witnesses at the scene, so it was unclear high how he was when he fell, police tell NJ Advance Media. The unnamed victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Woman Killed In Warren County Fire, Police Say Woman Killed In Warren County Fire, Police Say
Woman Killed In Warren County Fire, Police Say A woman was killed in a fire in Warren County, authorities said. The Pohatcong Police and Fire Departments responded to the blaze on the 400 block of Maple Avenue and confirmed the fatality on Wednesday, Oct. 5, police said. Initial reports said the fire broke out in a building near the intersection with Zellers Alley around 5 p.m. The fire has been ruled accidental. The victim’s identity has not been released. Fire departments in Harmony, Alpha, and Lopatcong, as well as Phillipsburg emergency crews and local, county and state fire investigators, assisted at the scene.
Hunterdon County Man, 74, Killed In Motorcycle Crash Hunterdon County Man, 74, Killed In Motorcycle Crash
Hunterdon County Man, 74, Killed In Motorcycle Crash A 74-year-old man from Hunterdon County was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend, authorities confirmed. Daniel A. Dean, of Whitehouse Station, was riding a motorcycle on Route 579 northbound when he collided with another vehicle near milepost 34.77 in Alexandria Township around 2:35 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, according to a release from the Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Coroner’s Office. Dean was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s University Hospital — Bethlehem Campus just before 4:55 p.m. His official cause of death was ruled as multiple traumatic injuries, and the manner of death is …
Sons Of NJ Dad Who Died On PA Camping Trip Looked After By Community Sons Of NJ Dad Who Died On PA Camping Trip Looked After By Community
Sons Of NJ Dad Who Died On PA Camping Trip Looked After By Community There has been an outpouring of community support for the sons of a New Jersey dad who died on a Pennsylvania camping trip.  Adrien Hachey, 43, was found dead Monday, Aug. 22 in a small body of water near the private camping site where he was staying with his family in Hazle Township (Luzerne County), as previously reported by Daily Voice. The Basking Ridge man was reported missing around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, when his family realized he was nowhere to be found, police said. His death did not appear to be suspicious and was determined to be accidental, Pennsylvania …
PA Man Strangled By Pet Snake Shot By Police Dies Days Later PA Man Strangled By Pet Snake Shot By Police Dies Days Later
PA Man Strangled By Pet Snake Shot By Police Dies Days Later A Pennsylvania man who was strangled by his pet snake has died days after the incident, authorities said. Elliot Senseman, 27, died from anoxic brain injury due to asphyxiation by constriction after an 18-foot Boa constrictor-type snake wrapped itself around the man's neck inside his Church Street home in Fogelsville (Upper Macungie Township) on Wednesday, July 20, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office. The snake completely cut off oxygen to Senseman's brain, the coroner's office said. Officers arrived around 2:10 p.m. to find Senseman in cardiac arrest with the snake still wrapp…
Man Falls To His Death At The Weeknd Concert In Pennsylvania: Police Man Falls To His Death At The Weeknd Concert In Pennsylvania: Police
Man Falls To His Death At The Weeknd Concert In Pennsylvania: Police A 32-year-old man fell to his death during a concert in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 14, authorities said. ALSO SEE: Man Who Died In Fall During The Weeknd Concert In Philly Identified The man fell approximately 40 feet from an escalator rail at Lincoln Financial Field, where Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd kicked off the first leg of his After Hours till Dawn Tour, Philadelphia police said. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Weeknd (@theweeknd) The unidentified victim was taken to Jefferson University Hospital, wh…
LOCAL TRAGEDY: Teenage Girl, Pets Killed In Bergen County House Fire LOCAL TRAGEDY: Teenage Girl, Pets Killed In Bergen County House Fire
Local Tragedy: Teenage Girl, Pets Killed In Bergen County House Fire An apparently accidental weekend fire that claimed the life of a Bergen County teenager has staggered many in the community where she was raised, as well as others from area towns and beyond. Riley Boyle, 17, was in the shower when the fire broke out close to the rear entrance of the 2½-story Bonnie Way home around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, responders said. The flames quickly spread to a rear hot tub room and a pergola-covered porch, trapping the victim in a bathroom just above the blaze, they said. The fire began in the rear of the Allendale home.Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE The Northern Hi…
Brooklyn Dad Killed In Annapolis Sends Shockwaves Through Community Brooklyn Dad Killed In Annapolis Sends Shockwaves Through Community
Brooklyn Dad Killed In Annapolis Sends Shockwaves Through Community Mindy Fought's favorite thing to do with her husband Federico Garduño "was to hang out with him."  The Annapolis native was heavily involved in a comedy sketch writing group in Brooklyn before meeting his wife and becoming a father to his four-year-old son, Iggy. During that time, he touched many people's funny bones in the best way imaginable.  "Fed was the funniest and smartest person in any room he was in," Federico's friend Dan said on a GoFundMe page for his family. "He had an astonishing ability to come up with just the smartest, goofiest jokes on a dime and deliver them like they we…
'Something Just Happened' Was Cheerleader's Final Text Before Accidental Death: Report 'Something Just Happened' Was Cheerleader's Final Text Before Accidental Death: Report
'Something Just Happened' Was Cheerleader's Final Text Before Accidental Death: Report "Something just happened."That was the text that New Jersey's Justine Gross sent to her roommate at Penn State, moments before she fell 11 stories down a trash chute and died, NJ Advance Media reports. At a Pennsylvania State Police teleconference this week, the 19-year-old Summit, NJ native's death was ruled accidental, the outlet said. The conference was held to review the results of the autopsy, which showed marijuana and alcohol in Gross’ liver tissue at the time of her death, NJ.com says citing police. Gross' parents were told they would have to pay $700 for a copy of the full rep…
New Immigrant Dies In Fall From Roof At Abandoned NJ Hospital New Immigrant Dies In Fall From Roof At Abandoned NJ Hospital
New Immigrant Dies In Fall From Roof At Abandoned NJ Hospital A worker at an abandoned New Jersey psychiatric hospital fell to his death on Wednesday, authorities said. Cristian Velez-Hurtado, 33, of Paterson had been working on the roof of Marlboro State Hospital on Springs Road (Monmouth County location) when he fell inside the building around 9:30 a.m., NJSP Sgt. Lawrence Peele said. The incident was deemed accidental in nature and remains under investigation. According to his Facebook profile, Velez-Hurtado is from Loja, Ecuador. He apparently celebrated one year in the US in January 2020, photos show. The hospital apparently closed in 1998 and…
Penn State Student, NJ Native Justine Gross Found Dead Penn State Student, NJ Native Justine Gross Found Dead
Penn State Student, NJ Native Justine Gross Found Dead Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Penn State student whose body was found Friday morning. Justine Gross, of Summit, NJ, was last seen Wednesday night and reported missing Thursday night, StateCollege.com reports. Police said Gross' death was accidental in nature and the Centre County Coroner’s Office are investigating. Sharing this sad news for a friend whose niece died yesterday. The family needs and deserves answers. 🙏🏽 The State... Posted by Shelly Jones on Friday, November 12, 2021 “We are heartbroken for the family and friends of Justine Gross and offer o…
Two Dead After Suicidal Man Jumps From Building, Lands On Victim In NY Two Dead After Suicidal Man Jumps From Building, Lands On Victim In NY
Two Dead After Suicidal Man Jumps From Building, Lands On Victim In NY Two men were dead after one of them jumped from the top of a building, landing on top of the other below overnight in Westchester County, NY. The incident took place around 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20 at 77 Locust Hill Ave., in Yonkers. A distraught 25-year-old man jumped off the roof of the building, falling 12 stories onto the concrete parking garage roof below and striking a 61-year-old man; both men died at the scene, Yonkers police said. Investigators are interviewing witnesses and family members at this time and reviewing surveillance videos.  The incident appears to be a tragic s…
Liquor Company CEO Took Acid Before Fatal Fall At Citi Field Concert, Reports Say Liquor Company CEO Took Acid Before Fatal Fall At Citi Field Concert, Reports Say
Liquor Company CEO Took Acid Before Fatal Fall At Citi Field Concert, Reports Say A liquor company CEO was on drugs when he fell to his death while attending a concert at Citi Field Friday, reports say. Ian Matthew Crystal, 46, had allegedly taken acid and had been drinking and smoking pot before falling 30 to 50 feet during intermission at the Dead & Company show, NYPD told NY Post. Crystal is the Co-Founder & CEO of Evolution Spirits Inc., the creator of Monkey Rum, according to his LinkedIn page. Crystal was pronounced dead at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Queens, the outlet reports. Click here for the full report by NY Post.
Lakewood Mother Admits Leaving Her Baby In Hot Car For 2 Hours, Ocean County Prosecutor Says Lakewood Mother Admits Leaving Her Baby In Hot Car For 2 Hours, Ocean County Prosecutor Says
Lakewood Mother Admits Leaving Her Baby In Hot Car For 2 Hours, Ocean County Prosecutor Says A 27-year-old mother from the Jersey Shore has admitted that she inadvertently left her 21-month-old child in a hot car, authorities said The child died about two-and-a-half hours later, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office. Chaya Shurkin of Lakewood pleaded guilty Friday to endangering the welfare of a child in May 2019, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer. Agreeing that Shurkin faces a lifetime of pain, the prosecution  recommends probation when the mother is sentenced on July 23, he said. "The loss of a child -- under these horrific circumstances…
NJ Man Crushed To Death By Lawnmower NJ Man Crushed To Death By Lawnmower
NJ Man Crushed To Death By Lawnmower A 74-year-old Hillsborough man was crushed to death by a commercial lawnmower the weekend, authorities said. Police found John Levinski under the machine on the 400 block of Township Line and not breathing after neighbors called 911 just before 5 p.m., Hillsborough police said. The mower had been hoisted in the air by a cable that was attached to a Kubota tractor when the cable broke and the mower fell on Levinski, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident has been ruled accidental in nature.
UPDATE: Drowning Of Boonton Mom, 11-Year-Old Son Ruled Accidental UPDATE: Drowning Of Boonton Mom, 11-Year-Old Son Ruled Accidental
Update: Drowning Of Boonton Mom, 11-Year-Old Son Ruled Accidental The deaths of a 35-year-old Morris County mom and her 11-year-old son have been ruled accidental, authorities said Tuesday. The bodies of Warda Syed and Uzair Ahmed were recovered from the Upper Pond section of Grace Lord Park in Boonton on Feb. 23. Police were called to the scene for reports of an unattended 6-year-old -- later identified as Syed’s child, who was unharmed, authorities said previously. "There is no cause to believe there was any criminal activity involved in either individual's death," Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James…
Morris County NJSP Recruit, 27, Dies At Hospital After Training Accident Morris County NJSP Recruit, 27, Dies At Hospital After Training Accident
Morris County Njsp Recruit, 27, Dies At Hospital After Training Accident A New Jersey State Police recruit from Morris County died Tuesday after going unconscious during a training exercise last week. Lucas C. Homeijer, of Boonton, was participating in an active countermeasures boxing exercise with another classmate at the State Police academy in Sea Girt Borough when he went unconscious on Wednesday, Nov. 25, NJSP Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan said in a release. Homeijer, a member of the 161st NJSP Academy Class, was treated by staff at the scene before being taken to a local hospital, where he later died, Callahan said. “Deeply saddened by the tr…
Witness: Man Who Plunged To Death At Paterson's Great Falls Slipped On Rocks Witness: Man Who Plunged To Death At Paterson's Great Falls Slipped On Rocks
Witness: Man Who Plunged To Death At Paterson's Great Falls Slipped On Rocks A man who plunged to his death from atop the Great Falls in Paterson on Thursday apparently slipped and fell, a witness told police. Firefighters recovered the body of the victim who was believed to be 40 to 50 years old, after the witness said he saw him “climbing the rocks, falling forward and then falling backward,” a responder at the scene told Daily Voice. The victim had no pulse when he was pulled from the water onto land after falling around 4 p.m.  Rescuers conducted CPR in an attempt to revive him to no avail. A medical examiner was summoned to make the pronouncement. CHECK…
Authorities: East Brunswick Drowning Victims Did Not Know How To Swim In 7-Foot Deep End Authorities: East Brunswick Drowning Victims Did Not Know How To Swim In 7-Foot Deep End
Authorities: East Brunswick Drowning Victims Did Not Know How To Swim In 7-Foot Deep End Authorities trying to tamp down rumors about the drowning of three family members in East Brunswick Monday have released new details about their accidental deaths. Neither Bharat Patel, 62, his 33-year old daughter-in-law Nisha Patel nor her 8-year-old daughter knew how to swim, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and East Brunswick Police Chief Frank LoSacco said in a joint statement. "The above-ground pool was mostly shallow at 3½ feet deep," Kuberiet and LoSacco said, but there was a portion of the pool that was 7 feet deep." "It doesn’t appear that th…
Shotgun Blast That Killed Cliffside Park Woman, 18, 'Likely Accidental,' Authorities Say Shotgun Blast That Killed Cliffside Park Woman, 18, 'Likely Accidental,' Authorities Say
Shotgun Blast That Killed Cliffside Park Woman, 18, 'Likely Accidental,' Authorities Say UPDATE: Investigators believe that it was "likely accidental" that an 18-year-old Cliffside Park woman fired the shotgun blast that killed her in the basement of her boyfriend's Paramus home over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Faith Youngling knew the gun was loaded, they noted -- however, they aren't convinced that she intentionally shot herself. According to responders, Youngling clearly had been intoxicated when Kenneth Pinte, 21, claimed he gave her the weapon and told her the safety was on. Investigators, in turn, charged him with reckless manslaughter, hindering and weapons c…
Paramus Man Charged With Reckless Manslaughter In Shotgun Death Of Cliffside Park Woman, 18 Paramus Man Charged With Reckless Manslaughter In Shotgun Death Of Cliffside Park Woman, 18
Paramus Man Charged With Reckless Manslaughter In Shotgun Death Of Cliffside Park Woman, 18 UPDATE: Investigators believe that it was "likely accidental" that an 18-year-old Cliffside Park woman fired the shotgun blast that killed her in the basement of her boyfriend's Paramus home over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Faith Youngling knew the gun was loaded, they noted -- however, they aren't convinced that she intentionally shot herself. Detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, in turn, charged Kenneth Pinte, 21, with reckless manslaughter, hindering and weapons charges in connection with her death. READ MORE: https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/paramus/police…
Young Doctor From Kearny Falls To His Death On Vacation In Spain Young Doctor From Kearny Falls To His Death On Vacation In Spain
Young Doctor From Kearny Falls To His Death On Vacation In Spain A GoFundMe campaign has been started on behalf of Daniel "Dannyboy" Sirovich, a Kearny native who died Wednesday while vacationing on Ibiza off the southern coast of Spain.  He and his fiance Kristi Kelly had been climbing Pedrera de Cala d’Hort when he slipped and plunged more than 80 feet, loved ones said. He was 34 years old.  An off-duty nurse who happened to be at the scene attempted to treat him for his injuries, but he was already dead, according to published reports.  A Rutgers University grad, he was scheduled to begin work in Boston after a stint at a med…
North Bergen Woman Found Dead At Jersey Shore: Report North Bergen Woman Found Dead At Jersey Shore: Report
North Bergen Woman Found Dead At Jersey Shore: Report A woman from Hudson County was found dead on a beach in Highlands Sunday morning, News 4 New York reported.  Melissa Fries, 37, was reported missing Saturday night after going swimming with friends.  State Police, Highland police, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies joined in a water search for the woman, who was reported missing around 11:15 p.m.  An investigation into the precise cause of death was pending an autopsy, but it appears to be accidental, authorities also said. 
Monday Funeral Scheduled For Oradell's 'Meat Guy,' Chris Lubben, 54 Monday Funeral Scheduled For Oradell's 'Meat Guy,' Chris Lubben, 54
Monday Funeral Scheduled For Oradell's 'Meat Guy,' Chris Lubben, 54 A funeral Mass was scheduled this Monday for Christopher Lubben -- the fun-loving and well-known Oradell wholesaler known as "The Meat Guy." Visiting hours are from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Becker Funeral Home on Kinderkamack Road in Westwood. A 10 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph’s Church on Elm Street in Oradell will be followed by a committal service in George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus at 11:45 a.m. ****** SEE: Christopher Michael Lubben Dignity Memorial ****** Lubben, who formerly coached varsity boys soccer at River Dell High School, was struck and killed by a commuter trai…