Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk and Cherry Hill Police Chief Richard Del Campo reported a 22-year-old has been charged in a crash that killed a pedestrian on Route 70.
Gregory Parkhill, M/22, with addresses in Cherry Hill and Philadelphia, was charged Tuesday with Vehicular Homicide. He was being held in the Camden County Jail on $75,000 bail.
Parkhill is accused of going between 83 and 90 miles per hour on Route 70 eastbound near Kenwood Drive in a 2008 black Chevrolet Avalanche about 8 a.m. on September 7, 2012. The speed limit in that area is 45 miles per hour. He struck Chau Tu, M/73, of Cherry Hill, as the victim crossed the road near his home. He had just finished a midnight shift at his job and was walking from a bus stop to his home.
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