UPDATE: Medical emergency led to fatal West Deptford crash


Date Published: 2023/05/23

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ — An 81-year-old woman has been identified as the person who died Saturday evening after a single-vehicle crash in West Deptford, reports Daily Voice.

Authorities said the fatal accident occurred at Grove Avenue and Woodbury Terrace on May 20, at about 5:28 p.m.

According to authorities, the woman was driving when she suffered a “medical emergency,” causing her to veer off the roadway and crash her vehicle into a utility pole at the intersection.

Emergency responders transported her to Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill, where she succumbed to her injuries. She has since been identified as Tannis Vanderwerken. Her cause of death was “a result of injuries suffered in the collision,” according to the Gloucester County Medical Examiner’s Office.

No other details have been shared.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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