Toms River Woman ID'd as Victim in Fatal Crash

Police: 60-year-old was thrown from the back of a motorcycle in Mount Olive accident.

A 60-year-old Toms River woman has been identified as the victim of a , police said Monday afternoon.

Svetlana Boyette was a passenger of a motorcycle that was heading southbound on Route 206 when it struck a vehicle making a left turn out of the 7-Eleven parking lot, according to a statement released by the Mount Olive Police Department.

The impact of the crash caused Boyette to be thrown from the motorcycle, police said.

The driver of the motorcycle, Richard Boyette, 63, of Toms River, and the driver of the other vehicle, Angela Manfredo, 20, of Flanders, were each transported to Morristown Medical Center for "less serious injuries" and were both expected to be released after receiving treatment, police said.

According to police, Manfredo's Toyota Camry pulled out of the 7-Eleven parking lot and began to cross the southbound lanes of Route 206 when it was struck on the driver's side by the motorcycle.

No charges have been filed as of Monday afternoon, police said.

The crash is being investigated by the Mount Olive Police Department in conjunction with the Morris County Prosecutor's Vehicular Homicide Unit.

The Flanders Fire Department, the Budd Lake First Aid Squad, paramedics from St. Clares Hospital and the New Jersey Department of Transportation also assisted at the scene.

from 8:30 p.m. until Monday morning at 12:30 a.m., while authorities investigated the scene.

If anyone has information regarding the crash, contact Mount Olive Police Officer Eric Anthony at 973-691-0900 ext. 7590.

stacie bohr July 10, 2012 at 11:03 PM
I hear what you're saying Jon. And because Jay leaves every morning in the dark, he is aware. But I know what you mean. Is Serendipity the movie with Gwenyth Paltrow? The one where catching a train or not literally changed her life?
Jon July 11, 2012 at 04:05 AM
Nope, Jon Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. Trust me - it's a great movie! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0240890/
stacie bohr July 11, 2012 at 07:53 AM
Thanks, Jon. I'll check it out. And it's a movie genre right up my ally!!
Jon July 11, 2012 at 03:27 PM
I'm confused. The article above says "Svetlana Boyette was a passenger of a motorcycle that was heading southbound on Route 206 when it struck a vehicle making a left turn out of the 7-Eleven parking lot". But the article at http://longvalley.patch.com/articles/one-dead-two-injured-in-mount-olive-crash says: "The motorcycle was pulling out of the 7-11 convenience store, attempting to turn left onto the roadway and struck a Toyota Camry driving southbound on Route 206" These two statements of the facts are exact opposites. So which one is right?
Jason Koestenblatt July 11, 2012 at 04:22 PM
Hi Jon, Thanks so much for the comment and being part of the conversation relating to this tragedy. The article here is the accurate version. There was a communication error between myself and the Mt. Olive Police Department regarding the original version. We're going to amend that article to reflect the correct information, and thanks for bringing it to our attention.


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