Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk and Haddon Township Police Chief Mark Cavallo reported an arrest in a hit-and-run Sunday that killed a 67-year-old woman.
Timothy Polijczuk, M/50, of Mount Ephraim, was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Where there is a Fatality, Causing Death While Driving On a Suspended License and Operating a Motor Vehicle on a Suspended License. He was also issued numerous motor vehicle violations and was ordered held at the Camden County Jail in lieu of $192,500 bail.
It is alleged Polijczuk was driving a blue Chevrolet truck with a refrigeration box mounted to bed of it when he struck Joyce Putmon, F/67, of Blackwood, as she crossed the Black Horse Pike in Haddon Township about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The truck was registered to The Crab Stop in Mount Ephraim, a business which Polijczuk owns.
It appears the victim was going from the Audubon Shopping Center to the bus stop when she was struck.
The truck involved in the fatality was found after police received a tip from a member of the public who saw news reports about the death. The vehicle was found at Essex Street and King Street in Gloucester City.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are innocent unless and until convicted in a court of law.