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BURLEIGH – A 28-year-old Stone Harbor man was killed on the Garden State Parkway during the early morning hours of Jan. 11 when the sport utility vehicle he was driving left the roadway and overturned several times.
According to State Police, Thomas E. Kraemer IV was traveling northbound on the Parkway at mile marker 6.5 at 12:10 a.m. when the tan-colored Lincoln Aviator he was driving left the roadway on the right side impacting a grassy embankment due to a steering overcompensation. The vehicle came to a complete stop then continued with a punctured tire.
“Kraemer ultimately lost control of his vehicle at milepost 6.5 and ran off the roadway to the left, overturning several times. While the vehicle was in motion Kraemer was ejected onto the grass median," stated police.
The victim was traveling alone in his vehicle. He was pronounced by Dr. Irineo Bustamante of Atlanticare Regional Medical Center.
Emergency personnel assisting at the accident scene included: State Police; Middle Township police; Rio Grande Volunteer Fire Department; Atlanticare Medic 9; New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Unit; New Jersey State Police Crime Scene South Investigations; and Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.