Brick Woman, 29, Killed After Being Struck by Car

Pedestrian crossed intersection against traffic light, police say

A 29-year-old woman was killed late Thursday night after police say she tried to cross a busy intersection against a traffic light.

Laura L. Voll, a Brick resident, died after being struck by a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo being driven by Kelly E. George, 21, of Point Pleasant, at 11:36 p.m. Thursday night.

Voll attempted to cross the intersection of Brick Boulevard and Molly Lane against the traffic light and outside of the marked crosswalk, according to a statement by Brick Police Sgt. David Bedrosian.

George was traveling southbound on Brick Boulevard and had the right of way when Voll was attempting to cross the intersection from the area of the Bay Harbor Shopping Center, the northeast corner of the intersection, Bedrosian said.

George's vehicle struck Voll about 30 feet south of the marked crosswalk, Bedrosian said, and the impact sent her 100 feet further south. She landed in the third travel lane of Brick Boulevard.

George then pulled over the Chevrolet and eventually pulled into the Yorktown Plaza shopping center.

Voll was transported to while CPR was being administered, but succumbed to her injuries after arriving at the hospital.

Bedrosian and Officer Jay Lampiasi of the Brick Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit responded and are conducting the crash investigation. The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit responded to the scene as well.

The roadway was shut down for approximately two hours as the investigation took place, police said.

In addition to township police, Brick Police EMS, MONOC paramedics and the Breton Woods fire company responded to the scene. Brick police officers Ryan Talty and James Iannarone were the first arriving units on the scene.

Anyone with information surrounding the crash is asked to contact the traffic safety unit at 732-262-1140.

Brian Fredricks June 02, 2012 at 04:49 PM
Wow! God Bless both parties involved. For those of you who like to blame, shame on you. If you're so perfect then why don't you fix the problems around you, instead of insulting the dead and unfortunate people of our neighborhoods.
Tapuout June 02, 2012 at 05:01 PM
Pedestrians most definitely DO not always have the right of way, pedestrians only have the right of way in properly marked crosswalks or when obeying a traffic control device suggest you study up on your law degree jerseymom
Mark Story Jenks June 02, 2012 at 06:33 PM
Pedestrians and drivers need to be considerate of each other at all times. If we lived in a perfect world, that's how it might be, perhaps. If only that were to be, accidents like this wouldn't happen. I've had close calls when driving, and close calls when on foot. Not necessarily from being careless, either. There are places in Brick where I feel it is more dangerous (for pedestrians) to cross at the intersction then one or two hundred feet either way. If you think I'm wrong in stating that, come take a ride on the bus with me any weekday and I'll show you a prime example when we get off the bus on route 70 near Shoprite.
KingNeptune June 02, 2012 at 07:37 PM
Give it a rest
No name June 03, 2012 at 12:06 AM
You people are rude and immature i work with kelly and she is an amazinq loving young lady she wouldnt hurt a fly ! This tragedy could of happed to anyone ... Have a heart people for both families ... Kelly is a wonderful person who doesnt drink do drugs or nothing like that ... If you dont know the whole story dont judge her


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