Mercer County Attorney Angela J. Anafri announced on March 29 that the investigation into the fatal car accident that took place in Trenton in August 2021 had led to criminal charges against a man from Bordentown.
44-year-old Lemarque Norwood is accused of leaving the scene of a second-degree accident that resulted in death and a third-degree threat to the victim.
According to the statement, he was processed and released before further trials.
On August 29, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Trenton police responded to the intersection of Highway 129 and Lalor Street due to a car collision. Responding officers found Selsa Rivera, 35, on the roadway and provided assistance, but Rivera was pronounced dead at the scene.
Trenton Police Detective Nicholas Morgante and Detective Ryan Minnick of the Prosecutor’s Serious Clashes Response Team worked for months, reviewing automated license plate reader data, combing CCTV footage from the area, and identifying witnesses and identifying witnesses. through an intersection at the same approximate location. The time of the accident, the statement said.
The investigation revealed that in the morning as a result of the deadly collision Norwood was driving a blue Mercedes Benz E400 2017 release in the area. It was reported that when detectives made contact with Norwood at his residence in Bordentown, Mercedes Benz was allegedly parked at the entrance, the statement said. According to police, the car had visible damage to the front hood, including a dent in the driver’s side with no chipped paint.