Hamilton Man dies after being hit by motor vehicles in Yardville


A 52-year-old township man died after being struck by two separate vehicles on Thursday morning.

Thomas Murphy was crossing South Broad Street near Argonne Avenue about 6:40 a.m. and was hit by 2007 Nissan Altima driven by David Marshall, 74, of Hamilton, and a 2004 Acura MDX driven by Juan Roca, 38, of Trenton, according to Hamilton police.

Both cars were traveling eastbound. Police said that Murphy was running across the road.

Mr. Murphy had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Nissan Altima, Mr. Marshall, was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Hamilton for injuries he sustained.

The driver of the Acura MDX, Mr. Roca was not injured.

S. Broad St was closed during the crash investigation to all vehicular traffic between Sunnybrae Blvd and Highland Ave. It was reopened at approximately 10:21 am.

The crash is under investigation by Officer Paul Micharski. Any witnesses are asked to please contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609)581-4000.

Information may also be left anonymously on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008

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