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Pedestrian Struck by Car in Chatham, Hospitalized

The driver was issued a summons for failing to yield to a pedestrian.

A Harrrison woman was hospitalized after she was hit by a van on Feb. 1, Chatham Borough Police spokesman Kevin O'Shea said.

The van was driven by Leon Tomaskowicz, 64, of Butler, who was issued a summons for failure to yield to a pedestrian.

The woman, Beatriz Valeiro, 45, was crossing Main Street with a green light when she was struck by a van turning onto Main Street from Fairmount Avenue, O'Shea said in a statement released Monday. Patrolman Roy George responded to the accident at Main Street and Fairmount Avenue just before 2 p.m.

Valeiro was transported to Morristown Medical Center by the Chatham Emergency Squad for treatment.

Steve February 11, 2013 at 11:24 PM
She was hospitalized in Chatham?
John M. February 12, 2013 at 04:15 PM
Headline is not ambiguous. Last sentence says she went to Morristown Hospital. Why the question?
Chatham Resident February 12, 2013 at 08:19 PM
The title originally said something like - Pedestrian struck by car hospitalized in Chatham. I come to this site because it has local information, but they need to do a much better job at proof reading the articles.
Johnson T. Honkey February 12, 2013 at 10:04 PM
Chatham is a town full of white people.
The37BlackPeopleofChatham February 12, 2013 at 10:12 PM
Tru dat, brotha
Johnson T. Honkey February 12, 2013 at 10:13 PM
Honkies
David February 13, 2013 at 04:17 AM
I'm not arguing with that assessment, but what does it have to do with this story?
Julles51 March 11, 2013 at 04:50 PM
So what? Do you have a problem with white people, Honkey?

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