Police look for white van in fatal hit-and-run of NJ man
👮♂️ A 45-year-old NJ man was hit and killed by a white van that did not stop
👮♂️ The van should have damage to its front right side
👮♂️ Police are asking for the public's help to find the van and its driver
MONROE (Gloucester) — A Williamstown man is dead after a hit-and-run and police are looking for the driver of the white van that left the scene.
The victim, a 45-year-old man, was crossing Black Horse Pike near Corkery Lane Friday evening around 9:30 p.m. when he was struck, Monroe Township police said.
A white van headed west on Black Horse Pike hit the man and did not stop. It continued heading west after the crash, police said.
The victim was fatally injured by the impact and was declared dead at the scene. His family later identified him as Thomas Hoff, 6abc reported.
Hoff's half-sister Dawn Boultinghouse told 6abc that he was also hit by a car in his 20s and lost a leg from the crash. He leaves behind a daughter.
Investigators are now looking for a white Ford E Series van. The front right side of the vehicle was damaged when it hit the victim.
"The van will have front right lamp assembly completely damaged along with front grill damage and possible damage to the hood," police said on Facebook.
Anyone with information about the van, its driver, or the incident can reach out to Officer Ryan Hoffman at 856-728-9800 ext. 238 or the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office at 609-405-2701.