ATLANTIC COUNTY, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Kerry Forrest, of Vineland, New Jersey, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal vehicle crash in Atlantic County.

Forrest, 34, was killed in a multi-vehicle crash involving a child in Hamilton Township Thursday night.


According to reports, Forrest was operating an SUV on Millville Avenue near Pittsburgh Avenue in Mays Landing in Hamilton, when the vehicle came into contact with a guardrail around 5:45 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle then entered opposing lanes before coming into contact with two other SUVs.

Forrest was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

A 5-year-old was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The other involved SUV drivers, a 50-year-old Vineland woman, and a 44-year-old Vineland man, were hospitalized with injuries police said were not life-threatening.

The Hamilton Police Department is investigating the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the wreck should contact Detective Rudolph or Officer Osby of the township’s police department at 609-625-2700.


Geo quick facts: Atlantic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the county had a population of 274,549, having increased by 21,997 from the 252,552 – Wikipedia.