On 9/25/13 @ 803 pm the Township of Hamilton Police responded to Weymouth Road near milepost 17 for a report of a motorcycle crash. Investigation revealed that Lawrence E. Leonard, age 54 of Fishing Creek NJ, was traveling East on Weymouth Road. A deer ran out in front of his Honda Goldwing motorcycle causing the first crash. Mr. Leonard struck the deer and layed his bike down. Mr. Leornard, the motorcycle and the deer traveled approximately 120 feet where they came to rest in the lane of travel.
Moments later Lawrence Keresty Jr., age 72 of Mays Landing NJ, was also traveling East on Weymouth Road in a Mercury Grand Marquis. Mr. Keresty did not see the motorcyclist and crashed into him.
The Township of Hamilton rescue and Atlanti Care Paramedics peformed CPR on Mr. Leonard and transported him to Atlantic City Mainland Division, where he died of his injuries sustained in the crash.
No tickets at this time, pending further investigation.