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COURT HOUSE -  Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced Aug. 12 that no criminal charges will be filed as a result of a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in Ocean City May 24.

According to a release, on that date at approximately 5:34 p.m., Ocean City Police responded to a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the area of Eighth and Bay Avenue. 

A white 2015 Jeep Cherokee struck two pedestrians in the crosswalk.

One of the pedestrians, Thomas F. Gibbons, Jr. of Lansdale, Pa. later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries.

An investigation into the accident was conducted by members of the Ocean City Police Department and Cape May County Prosecutor's Office with the assistance of the New Jersey State Police.

As a result of the investigation, no criminal charges will be filed against the driver, Barbara L. Myers, 49, of Woodbine.

Myers was given two motor vehicle summonses for failure to yield to a pedestrian and one summons for careless driving which will be handled in Municipal Court.

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