Jefferson Twp. Police
January 26, 2019
January 28, 2019
Sgt. Joseph Kratzel
January 26, 2019 approximately 5:36pm Cpl. Cannarozzi responded to a struck
pedestrian on Route 15 North and Berkshire Valley Road.
Cannarozzi?s on-scene investigation revealed Anne Belcastro, 64, of Lake
Hopatcong was crossing Route 15 North, just north of Berkshire Valley Road,
when she was struck by a motor vehicle operated by Thomas Redburn, 47, of
Andover. Mrs. Belcastro was transported to Saint Clares Hospital Dover Campus,
where she was pronounced dead.
investigation by Detective Sudak and Cpl. Cannarozzi revealed Mrs. Belcastro
was a passenger in a motor vehicle stopped at the Berkshire Valley Road and
Route 15 North intersection when she exited the vehicle and walked in a
westerly direction across Route 15 North when she was struck. The motor vehicle
had a green light.
is still under investigation by the Morris County Prosecutor?s Office, Jefferson
Township Traffic Safety and Detective Bureau.
following agencies assisted in this matter, Jefferson Township Fire Dept. Company
#2, Milton First Aid Squad, Jefferson Township OEM, Morris County Office
Prosecutor?s Office, Morris County Sheriff?s Office CIS, Picatinny Arsenal Police
Department and New Jersey Department of Transportation.
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