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Absecon Police Department
Monday April 29th, 2024 :: 05:20 p.m. EDT


Single Vehicle Crash on Absecon Boulevard Results in Fatality

On Sunday, April 28, 2024, just before 10:30 PM, a city officer on patrol discovered a vehicle off the roadway engulfed in flames at the area of U.S. Route 30 (Absecon Boulevard) and Delilah Road, near the old Bayview Motel.

Immediate life-saving measures were undertaken by responding officers, who also made efforts to extinguish the flames. The Absecon Fire Department arrived and successfully controlled the blaze.

Tragically, the single occupant and driver, Craig G. Doka, 33, of Oak Ridge, NJ was found deceased inside. The investigation has indicated that this was a single vehicle crash.

Our agency's Traffic Safety Unit is currently leading the investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident. We urge any witnesses or individuals with pertinent information to come forward.

If you have any details or if you witnessed the crash, please contact the Absecon Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit at (609) 641-0667 ext. 214. Please direct your information to the lead traffic investigator, Ptl. Joseph Akeret.

Report anonymously with Crime Stoppers of Atlantic County at 609-652-1234 or text TIPCOP plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

Absecon Police Department
500 N. Mill Road
Absecon, NJ 08201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-641-0667

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