ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — The Office of the Attorney General launched an investigation Friday into a deadly crash that involved a bicyclist and an Atlantic City police vehicle. The rider, 63-year-old Everett Stern, died a week after the crash.
According to the Attorney General’s office, a preliminary investigation shows Stern hit the marked Atlantic City Police Department vehicle on June 18.READ MORE: National Night Out Aims To Improve Police-Community Relations During Violent Year In Philadelphia
The car had no lights or sirens on as it entered the intersection of Arkansas and Arctic Avenues.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Learning Effective, Impactful Responses For Dealing With Mental Health Cases
The officer involved rendered aid until emergency personnel arrived.
Stern died at the hospital on June 25.MORE NEWS: Body Found In Northeast Philadelphia Positively Identified As Missing Woman Casey Johnston: Sources
The Attorney General’s office says their investigation follows the requirement to investigate any death that happens “during an encounter with a law enforcement officer.”