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Man charged in assault on driver

Local News | Aug 15, 2014

Man charged in assault on driver

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the man accused of beating a motorist after he struck and killed a woman on a southern New Jersey roadway.

Lakewood police released 33-year-old Anthony Campbell after charging him with aggravated assault.

Police say 26-year-old Juan Gregorio-Chacon hit 41-year-old resident Chandra Martin as she crossed Route 88 on Saturday. She suffered multiple injuries, including head trauma, and later died at a hospital.

Police say the woman’s relatives and friends witnessed the crash and Campbell attacked Gregorio-Chacon.

Detective Sgt. Greg Staffordsmith tells the Asbury Park Press that Gregorio-Chaco is still unconscious.