Man Charged In Hit-&-Run That Left East Windsor Woman Dead: Prosecutor

EAST WINDSOR, NJ — A 24-year-old Camden man was charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed an East Windsor woman last year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Police Chief Raymond Hayducka said Wednesday. The incident happened on Feb. 25, 2023 in South Brunswick.

Giovanni Gaines-Little, 24, was arrested on Monday and charged with second-degree vehicular homicide, second-degree knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in death, third-degree causing death while operating a motor vehicle or while unlicensed, fourth-degree obstructing administration of law, among other offenses.

On Feb. 25, 2023 around 9:58 p.m., authorities responded to the intersection of Route 130 and Route 32 in South Brunswick following the report of a crash.

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On arrival, authorities found Kerri Lynn Shea, 43, of East Windsor, who died as a result of the crash, Ciccone said. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene on foot.

The investigation led by Officer Bryan Sites of the South Brunswick Police Department and Detective Matthew Colonna of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined that Gaines-Little was the driver of the other vehicle and fled the scene on foot, Ciccone said.

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Gaines-Little is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center pending the results of a pre-trial detention hearing scheduled for Friday, Ciccone said.

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Shea was an active member of the NJ theatre community, working with East Brunswick’s Playhouse 22.

She was part of many popular productions like “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and “A Christmas Carol.”

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