Tuckahoe woman killed after golf cart overturns

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TUCKAHOE – A Tuckahoe woman was killed early Wednesday morning when the golf cart she was riding in overturned.

State Police said Thursday that Racheal Chatten, 27, was the passenger in a golf cart that hit a curb near the Sun National Bank on Route 50 in Tuckahoe just after midnight on Wednesday. The golf cart flipped over and Chatten was fatally injured, according to police. She leaves behind two young children.

The Upper Township Rescue Squad, State Police and the Tuckahoe Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene shortly after 12:17 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13. Chatten was transported to Shore Medical Center in Somers Point and later pronounced dead.

The driver of the golf cart, Martha Chatten, has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated in connection to the incident, according to State Police. The accident is under investigation by the State Police Woodbine Barracks and the Fatal Accident Investigation Unit.


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