A 24-year-old Bridgeton man has been arrested and charged in connection to the death of 25-year-old Daryl Bowen in a car accident last year.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner says Irving Muse was arrested by Hamilton Township Police on Friday.

Irving Muse - Photo: ACPO

According to authorities, on December 20th of last year, Hamilton Township cops responded to the area of Millville and Wheeling Avenues for a report of a single-car collision. The front passenger, Bowen, died as a result of the crash.

A preliminary investigation revealed neither occupant was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. A further investigation revealed that the driver, Irving Muse, had been driving the vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Muse is lodged at Atlantic County Justice Facility pending a detention hearing scheduled for Wednesday, July 17th.

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