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Atlantic City Man Charged in Crash That Claimed Galloway Man's Life

Ishiah L. Monroe, 22, was charged with vehicular homicide, a second degree crime, after causing allegedly causing an accident that claimed the life of Nicholas Ingargiola, 24 of Galloway.

An Atlantic City man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with the death of a Galloway man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced Thursday afternoon.

Ishiah L. Monroe, 22, was charged with vehicular homicide, a second degree crime, after causing allegedly causing an accident that claimed the life of Nicholas Ingargiola, 24 of Galloway.

Monroe surrendered at the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office Thursday morning.

Monroe allegedly drove the wrong way down a one-way street while intoxicated, ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle on April 28.

The accident occurred on at the intersection of Massachusetts and Grammercy avenues in Atlantic City.

Ingargiola was a passenger in Monroe's car and died at the scene.

Monroe and his rear-seat passenger, Theodore Miller III, 27, of Winchester, VA, were transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Division for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. 

The driver and sole occupant of the second car, Vong Doan, 51 of Atlantic City, was uninjured and declined medical treatment.

Monroe was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.

A second degree crime carries a potential sentence of 5-10 years in state prison.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Collisions Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are conducting the investigation.

Anyone with information pertaining to this crash is asked to contact Det. James Rosiello of the ACPO Fatal Collisions Unit at 609-909-7692, or the Atlantic City Police Department at 609-347-5744.




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