The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Winslow Township Police Department are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that occurred on January 22, 2020 at approximately 10:34 p.m. on Williamstown Road near the Atlantic City Expressway bridge. When Winslow Township Police responded to the scene, they found the victim, James Lawrence, 47, of Williamstown, lying in the road. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 12:37 a.m.
At this time, authorities are attempting to locate the vehicle that fled the scene.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing. As such, no additional information is being released at this time. If anyone has any information, please contact Winslow Officer Rich Saunders, 609-567-0700 Ext. 1196 or Camden County Prosecutors Office Detective Rowand 856-225-8514
Released Thursday, January 23, 2020.