Man Comes Forward In Fatal Winslow Township Hit-Run

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) – Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk and Winslow Police Chief Robert Stimelski announced today that an individual has come forward to take responsibility for the tragic event during the early morning hours of the first day of the New Year.

On January 1, 2011 between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 3:40 a.m. Stacy Casalnova (photo), of Williamstown, NJ and her friend, Sean Scocca, of Sicklerville, NJ were walking home from a nearby establishment when they were both struck by a hit and run motor vehicle.

Casalnova was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Scocca is in critical, but stable condition at Cooper Hospital.

In the late afternoon of the first day of the New Year, Sam Miles of Williamstown, New Jersey voluntarily surrendered at the Monroe Twp., New Jersey police department.

Mr. Miles has been charged and processed with 2nd degree leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, resulting in a fatality. His bail has been set at $50,000 which was posted at the police department. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information continues to urge anyone with any information of this incident or may have witnessed the events leading up to the collision to immediately contact Investigator Antonio Pagan of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office at 856-225-8400 or Detective Tristan Shorter of the Winslow Twp. PD at 609-561-3300.

  • Gina Mertis

    None of us can feel the degree of pain these families are going through, we can only imagine……..they need prayers, family and friends…….God be with them…..

  • Robyn

    A very sad situation for the families! Such a tragedy! The guy that hit them should not have run…but we can’t just assume he was drunk either. Maybe if he had stopped and called 911 she might have had a chance of survival. My prayers go out the the families.

  • Marnita Labish

    the guy who turned himself in late afternoon was probally drunk and had to sober up before turning himself in..too many of our younge friends are gone. this needs to stop! even though i didnt know her personally some of my friends did and 16 yrs ago my 14 yr old good friend was killed by a hit and run..this needs to end!

  • Dredd308

    John, your comment is mind numbingly stupid. Google prohibition. You might learn a little. Maybe you will say how many MORE problems were caused by “banning” alcohol.
    It’s very very sad she was killed.

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  • Shane

    I read on another page that the street was Redfox Drive

  • mike

    wow, what’s the big cover ? no street name or type of vehicle possible?they knew they were walking home not beat to death?

  • John

    wow that person died on new years too. We seriously need to ban alcohol, enough is enough

    • zep

      no, we don’t need to ban alcohol. the vast majority of people drink responsibly.

      obviously you know nothing of history… prohibition was a collosal failure.

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