Woodland, NJ – Police Officer Killed in Fatal Accident on Route 72New Jersey Legal News
Woodland, NJ (July 21, 2019) – Police identified 34-year-old Officer Sean Brown as a correctional police officer whose life was taken in a fatal accident on Saturday, July 20th.
The accident took place when the officer was headed to work on Route 72. Brown was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident after his Chevy Cruze was struck around 5:18 a.m. by an eastbound Chevy Equinox that crossed the center line and slammed into his vehicle head-on.
The Equinox was driven by 71-year-old Priscilla Broadard, who was also pronounced dead at the scene. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Brown, an 11-year-officer at the Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, leaves behind his wife and three children.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our sincerest condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the parties whose lives were taken in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in New Jersey
Fatal accidents take place across New Jersey every single year, taking the lives of those who never expected to become involved in an accident. In just one recent year, statistics showed that over 500 people were killed in fatal New Jersey crashes that took place at the hands of negligent parties. If you believe that your loved one has been taken due to negligent reasons, you might have a right to a wrongful death claim at this time.
At Brady, Brady & Reilly, we have handled a wide variety of claims for the families of those whose lives have been cut short by negligent drivers engaging in acts like distracted driving, drunk driving, fatigue, speeding, and more. Facing the grief and finances associated with these accidents is not always easy and we are here to help. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at (201) 997-0030.
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