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MV Crash Green Pond Update
Release Date: January 15, 2019

Jefferson Twp. Police Department

News Release

 

 

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Date of Incident:    January 14, 2019               

 

Date of Release:       January 15, 2019            

 

Prepared by:  Sgt. Joseph Kratzel

 

Approved by:                                

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On January 14, 2019 approximately 9:15pm PO Ondish and PO Saparito responded to a three vehicle MV Crash with possible entrapment on Green Pond Road, in the area of Deerhaven. Upon arrival PO Ondish observed a silver 2003 Ford Taurus in flames. PO Ondish extinguished the flames with a fire extinguisher. The driver, Katelynn Campbell, 25, of Highland Lakes, was inside the vehicle at the time.

 

Ms. Campbell was Medivac?d to Hackensack Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

 

A second vehicle, a black 2015 Subaru Impreza, operated by Ashleigh Boissonault, 36, of Budd Lake, had serious injuries and was Medivac?d to Morristown Memorial Hospital.

 

The third vehicle, a white 2016 Nissan Rogue, operated by Elizabeth Salomon, 51, of Butler, and passenger Amanda Salomon, 19, of Butler, were not injured.

 

Preliminary investigation by Traffic Safety Officer Davis , Detective Sergeant Krater, PO Ondish revealed Vehicle 1 operated by Ms. Campbell was traveling south west on Green Pond Road heading towards Route 80. Vehicle 2 and 3 were traveling in the opposite direction, heading towards Route 23.

 

Vehicle 1, crossed over into the opposite lane of travel and struck vehicle 2 head on, causing vehicle 2 to leave the roadway and roll over off the road into an embankment. Vehicle 1 then started to roll over and strike vehicle 3 head on.

 

This matter is still under investigation by the Morris County Prosecutor?s Office and Jefferson Township Traffic Safety.

 

The following agencies assisted in this matter, Atlantic Air 3 and Hackensack Air 1, Jefferson Township Fire Dept. Company #1 and #2, Jefferson Rescue Squad, Milton First Aid Squad, Jefferson Township OEM, Morris County Office Prosecutor?s Office, Morris County Sheriff?s Office CIS, West Milford Fire Department and Morris County Road Department.   

    

 

 

Citizens who have information relating to crimes, criminal activity or wanted persons (fugitives) can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Morris County Crime Stoppers offer the citizens of Morris County direct and easy access to their law enforcement community.  Reward and anonymity are the incentive.  Making Morris County a safer place to live is the benefit!

(973) COP-CALL

 

 

Note: All individuals charged with a crime are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. 

 

                                    

 




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