Vineland Police vehicle

VINELAND — A 54-year-old city man died Saturday after he crashed into a utility pole and then a building on East Chestnut Avenue earlier this month, police said.

About 11:51 p.m. Aug. 17, officers went to East Chestnut Avenue and South Eighth Street after a serious crash involving one car, according to a release from the Police Department.

Reinaldo Andujar, of the 100 block of South West Avenue, was driving his Toyota Camry on East Chestnut Avenue when his car left the road, hit a utility pole and then collided with a building at 801 E. Chestnut Ave.

Andujar was airlifted to Cooper University Medical Center, but died from his injuries, police said.

The investigation into the crash by the police Traffic Safety Unit continues. Anyone with information is urged to call Officer Justin Levari at 856-691-4111, ext. 4698.

Contact: 609-272-7241

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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