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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.

Bilfar June 02, 2012 at 02:39 AM
The driver is about to learn a hard lesson in life.
Rich Leonard June 02, 2012 at 03:54 AM
John Glynn... your a moron and an idiot!!!! just saying, you sound like a typical ignorant idiot... people have the right of way at all times. I just hope they dont find out the driver was texting or on the phone. How do you not pay attenition to whats going on around you at ALL TIMES! BEHIND THE WHEEL, WALKING, TALKING, RUNNING WORKING... PEOPLE ARE LIKE ZOMBIES AND ARE JUST IN THE WAY. Either way its horrible and to speak ill of the dead is bad karma and you will recieve the blunt of it. RIP to the lost and people need to wake up and realize their is a world going on around you.
Rich Leonard June 02, 2012 at 03:59 AM
John Glynn, your are whats wrong with the world. Go walk into on comming traffic on the parkway at 630am then we will be rid of 1 more idiot on the planet that doesnt belong.
Rich Leonard June 02, 2012 at 04:04 AM
Oh and if you believe everything you read/hear (especially from police) then thats just another reason you need to be schooled in the "World Around You"
Rich Leonard June 02, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Brick isnt small btw... and People walking and driving need to pay attention.... Just like when you get up from a booth in restaurant and start putting on your jacket without watching what or who is around you! Wake up people there is a world going on around you! Sucks for both parties involved!
Rich Leonard June 02, 2012 at 04:09 AM
If your driving you should always be aware of people or whats going on around you. PERIOD. Both are at fault and a sad accident which burdens both families.... the blame game is childish. WAKE UP PEOPLE.
JerseyGirl81 June 02, 2012 at 04:22 AM
Brittany, my sister was not doing 80. She never goes faster than 2-5 below the speed limit. She is a very consciencious and safe driver. There were no skid marks because Laura came out of nowhere. Kelly did not see her. She parked her car in the parking lot because she panicked and moved her car out of the way. She walked back to Laura on the phone with 911. She did not actually approach her because I'm a nurse and have told her in the past to not move the victim in case of an accident. She ddnt say anything to her directly because she was in shock. There was 1 witness. A retired state trooper who gave his statement to the police including the fact that the light HAD NOT just turned and Laura came out of nowhere. Please don't speak of things unless you were there. My sister is devastated by this tragic accident and has to live with the images of last night forever. My whole family is in shock and mourning the passing of Laura right along with everyone. Though we cannot fathom the loss the Volls are feeling we do offer our condolences. I know that Laura was a wonderful girl and is gone too soon. Please do not villify my sister. This was an accident. A terrible case of 2 people being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
KingNeptune June 02, 2012 at 04:26 AM
And how is that? Driver was not at fault.
KingNeptune June 02, 2012 at 04:29 AM
Ahh, no they don't. There are specific rules for Pedestrians that they have to follow when crossing the roadway.
KingNeptune June 02, 2012 at 04:29 AM
Don't worry, your sister did nothing wrong here
JerseyGirl81 June 02, 2012 at 04:35 AM
Thank you MrCommonSense.
jessica resnick June 02, 2012 at 05:29 AM
I am not commenting to get in a big argument with anyone, that happened the other day. This is a tragic accident and any comments posted are going to read by both families involved. Please remember that before writing something.
Ryan Luzzi June 02, 2012 at 05:32 AM
Kelly did nothing wrong. It's sickening the way people are trying to vilify her. This was an accident not caused by Kelly.
Ashe H June 02, 2012 at 05:49 AM
Assumptions and rumors are created by asses and supported by sheeple. that being said, my prayers go out to the families of both parties. I pray for a civil outcome.
Ashe H June 02, 2012 at 05:55 AM
Also..Brittany. Even if you were the officer at the scene ...you have zero rights to give away an investigation like this on a social network. You need clearance before you can talk to the press/media . Oh wait, you weren't the officer there. I hope to God George serves you with a liable lawsuit for making up rumors or tampering with an investigation by spilling it onto social media network.
Ashe H June 02, 2012 at 05:57 AM
Brittany can be charged with a liable, written slander on a social site. She can also be charged with tampering or leaking out information on an investigation. :) just a heads up.
Brittany June 02, 2012 at 05:57 AM
JerseyGirl81, I was not vilifying your sister. I was replying to John Glynn who called Laura an idiot and stated that she caused damage to your sisters car. This was a tragic and traumatizing event for everyone involved. BUT the retired state trooper did state that your sister did swerve around him to go faster. My brother did see Laura walking across the high way, and in one second his life changed. My brother was the witness who FIRST ran to assist Laura. I do agree that your sister was in shock but once again I was replying to John Glynn who said Laura is an idiot and she had it coming to her because she was walking across a main street. Your sister, Kelly, and my brother have to live with these traumatizing images for the rest of their life. As you and your family are mourning the passing of Laura, we are too and our prayers go out to your family during this difficult time.
Brittany June 02, 2012 at 06:00 AM
Delete Brittany 7:15 pm on Friday, June 1, 2012 This is a reply to John Glynn. Kelly George was speeding and had no skid marks and parked her car in a shopping center. THen she WALKED back to the scene on her PHONE and never even approached Laura to see if she could help. NOW let's tell the truth... There were two witnesses in two separate cars that told the Brick police officers that Kelly George WAS speeding through a light that JUST turned green! Both witnesses ran to Laura's side and were devastated and traumatized by this scene. I cannot believe no summons was given. YOU are blaming Laura for walking against the traffic light that JUsT turned green but you should also think about the 21 year old, Kelly George, that should of not of been speeding.
Ashe H June 02, 2012 at 06:09 AM
Where is the police report to verify this? The investigation isn't closed and what you're doing is similar to breaking opsec. Until they are done and they get the ok to bring it to the public, keep your mouth shut. Your ass can be sued right now at the drop of a hat...along with anyone else devulge details. If your brother's name is on that report....I guess the George family will know where to serve paperwork.
Ashe H June 02, 2012 at 06:12 AM
Also... if what you are saying turns out to be a lie, that's a liable lawsuit. Screen caps never lie and even if the patch doesn't give up your account info...it's good to know your brother was the "1st" witness. so keep talking.. loose lips sink ships.
Hollowman June 02, 2012 at 07:34 AM
Ashe, no one can be "charged" with a defemation claim like libel (not liable), as it is a civil wrong which would require suit. Slander is only an actual utterance and doesnt apply here. And it is in no way tampering or releasing investagtion information, as she is not a public official and is not sworn to with hold information from media venues. That being said, this is a terrible and tragic accident. One can point fingers all they want but in reality it is just that: an accident. JerseyGirl, I wish the best for your sister and try to not let her beat herself up too much. My heart goes out to Laura's friends and family as well.
Debra Chmielowiec June 02, 2012 at 02:11 PM
What is going on here people ???? A woman died and one will be tramatized for life, give everyone a break , Can't we all just get along , a really terrible thing happened.My heart goes out to each family, rest in peace Laura
stopbyichabtit June 02, 2012 at 02:19 PM
WOW ladies,... Really Leave her alone, as terrible that a live was lost the 21 yr old girl will have to deal with that happened the rest of her life. just drop it & grow up. You all Mean Spirted people I hope that your never get involved in a Accident, Or maybe you should be, so you will learn not to judge.
none of yobusiness June 02, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Very sad situation for all involved. My prayers for all. This young woman had her whole life in front of her. I cant imagine what her family is feeling.
none of yobusiness June 02, 2012 at 02:31 PM
Ashe h please do us all a favor stop posting and go back to watching Law and Order.
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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