Camden County Prosecutor Mary Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported an man has been charged with a hit and run this weekend that killed a Camden man.


Jose Sosa, M/61, of Camden, was charged Wednesday night with Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Collision, Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License and Leaving an Endangered Victim. He was held at the Camden County Jail on $85,000 bail.


It is alleged Sosa was driving a 1991 white Ford Econoline van that struck Alfredo Siguenza-Trejo, M/39, of Camden, on North 27th Street near High Street at 9:20 p.m. July 19. Siguenza-Trejo died from his injuries July 22 at Cooper Hospital.


Camden County Police Officer Joseph McGrath spotted a Ford Econoline van matching the description of the vehicle that struck Siguenza-Trejo about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. He stopped the vehicle at 32nd Street and River Road in Camden. Sosa was transported to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, where he was charged.


All persons charged with criminal offenses are innocent unless and until convicted in a court of law.