At 9:07 p.m. on May 14, 2015, the Hopewell Township Police Department responded to a pedestrian motor vehicle crash on West Broad Street at the intersection of N. Greenwood Avenue.

Marian Labos, a 34 year old female from Hopewell Borough was crossing West Broad Street southbound when a Jeep Cherokee driven by Jeffrey Vandewater, 59 years of age from Hopewell Township was making a left turn from S. Greenwood Avenue northbound onto West Broad Street westbound. The jeep struck Ms. Labos within the designated crosswalk.

Ms. Labos was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center by the Hopewell Fire Department Emergency Medical Unit. Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Mr. Vandewater was issued a summons for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

The crash remains under investigation by Patrol Officer Mandy Grey.

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe, and a lawyer. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, photographing mushrooms, and misguided adventures in random hobbies. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), serves on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance, and holds the elected position as the Hopewell Borough Democratic Committee Municipal Chairwoman.