Police Sergeant Killed in Motorcycle Crash

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    Sgt. Charles Adams of the Longport Police Department died after his motorcyle collided with an SUV on Route 40. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014)

    A South Jersey police sergeant was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday night.

    According to NBC40, Longport Police Sergeant Charles (Tom) Adams was riding his motorcycle on Harding Highway around 6 p.m. when he struck the side of an SUV. Investigators told NBC40 the SUV was trying to make a left hand turn onto Harding Highway moments before the collision.

    Adams, a 21-year veteran of the department, was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

    Officials continue to investigate the accident.