New Jersey

Valdaishi Simpkins Killed in Accident at I-80 in Hardwick Twp, NJ

April 9, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Valdaishi Simpkins
Type of Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Christopher Columbus Highway, Hardwick Township, NJ, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New Jersey State Police
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with an individual standing near a disabled vehicle

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a collision that killed one person at I-80 in Hardwick Twp, NJ on April 8th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 8:21 a.m. According to investigators, a Honda sedan was sat disabled in a right shoulder as an eastbound tractor-trailer approached on I-80. Reports claim the truck collided with an individual standing near the disabled vehicle, identified as 27-year-old Valdaishi Simpkins. Simpkins was fatally injured in the collision. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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