Mantua Car Crash Death of Gino Giumarello of Mullica Hill – Obituary
23-year-old Gino Giumarello of Mullica Hill has died in a fatal Mantua car crash that occurred in Gloucester County on Barnsboro Road. It happened on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at about 12:30 p.m. when Gino’s vehicle was hit by a teenage driver that was trying to pass his vehicle in a no-pass zone.
Gino was attempting to make a left turn onto Heilig Road at the same when the teenage driver of the other vehicle was trying to illegally pass him. The vehicle collided, leaving Gino with fatal wounds to which he succumbed.
The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were left with non-life-threatening injuries and have been hospitalized.
A 23-year-old driver was killed in a Gloucester County collision, authorities said.
The fatal crash occurred about 12:30 p.m. Sunday on Barnsboro Road , Mantua Township police said.
Witnesses reportedly saw a pickup truck passing in a no-passing zone before colliding with a car driven by Gino Giumarello of Mullica Hill, police said.
Giumarello, 23, was a graduate of Clearview Regional High School and the University of Maryland in College Park
No charges had been filed.
Arriving police reportedly found Giumarello’s significantly damage car in a field. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
There was an outpouring of support on his father’s Facebook page.
Police investigators found that the pickup truck, driven by a 17-year-old motorist who has not been identified by police, was allegedly trying to pass Giumarello’s car as they drove on Barnsboro Road. Giumarello, apparently not noticing that the pickup was passing, attempted to make a left turn onto Heilig Road, police said. The vehicles reportedly collided.
Both the teenage driver of the pickup truck and his 17-year-old passenger were taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
The crash remains under investigation and no charges had been filed.