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Mullica Man Dead Following One Car Crash on Duerer Street

Shane Gerson was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Mullica Township man was pronounced dead on the scene following a one-car crash on Duerer Street in Galloway Sunday night, Galloway Township Police announced Monday morning.

Shane Gerson, 28, was driving his 1999 Oldsmobile sedan west when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a large tree on the west bound shoulder.

He was the only occupant and was pronounced dead on the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt and had to be extricated after the driver side sustained heavy damage.

It was unclear why he lost control, police said.

The accident is being investigated by Corporal Gregory Bollinger and Patrolman Kevin Costa of the Galloway Township Police Department. The Galloway Township Ambulance Squad, Cologne Fire Department, Pomona Fire Department and the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office assisted with the investigation.

The Galloway Township Police Department is requesting anyone who has any additional information or witnessed the accident to contact the department.
galloway7757 February 25, 2014 at 12:26 PM
As I stated in my first post, my heartfelt prayers go out to his (Shane's) family. I have not seen those words uttered by one single other person on here. As you said, there are good and bad cops in every police department. Sadly, some people do not recognize that. Unfortunately, this is a public forum so anything can be written on here and people will take advantage of that. For example, the situation with our police department in Galloway has created a large rift among residents and frustrations are taken out on here. Just know that you are on my family's mind. If there is anything that I or others can do personally, please let us know.
amlorello February 25, 2014 at 01:29 PM
It's great to see that the GTPD finally found the ability to speak kind words to families in distress. That's something that they did not do with my family. Rather they ridiculed, trashed, and harassed my family for months after an incident one night.

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