Washington, NJ – Theodore Dewees Killed on Blackwood Barnsboro Rd
Washington, NJ (April 9, 2020) – A man who was injured in a pedestrian accident in Washington Township, New Jersey on Sunday, April 5th, died due to his injuries the following day. The crash occurred at the intersection of Blackwood Barnsboro Road and Cape Cod Drive at around 5 a.m. Theodore E. Dewees III, 39, was attempting to cross Blackwood Barnsboro Road when he was struck by a 2006 Chrysler 300.
Dewees was taken to Cooper University Hospital in reportedly critical condition. He was pronounced the following afternoon on Monday, April 6th. The 53-year-old Clementon woman remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Local authorities are currently conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Theodore E. Dewees at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Sadly, deadly pedestrian crashes are common across New Jersey. The state has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities, coming in at 15 nationwide. 6,000 pedestrians are hit by cars in the state each year, with 141 suffering fatal injuries.
When a pedestrian is killed in a crash, their family members are often left to pick up the pieces. These damages and unexpected costs can be devastating. Surviving family members should consult with a qualified New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer to make sure the responsible party is held liable.
When the negligence of another driver results in a deadly crash, he or she should be held accountable. Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC will fight to make sure you and your family are secured. Call us today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.