Prosecutor Probing Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Route 9

An incident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Freehold Township yesterday evening is under active investigation, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Tuesday.

Shortly after 6:45 p.m. on Monday, January 30, members of the Freehold Township Police Department responded to the southbound lanes of U.S. Route 9 between County Route 522 and State Route 33 on a report of a serious collision. Upon arrival they located the victim, a 35-year-old male resident of Freehold Township. Also remaining at the scene was the driver of the vehicle that struck him, a 55-year-old male resident of Lakewood operating a 2008 Toyota Camry.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. An investigation by members of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART), and the Freehold Township Police Department remains ongoing.

No criminal charges or traffic summonses have been filed in connection with this matter as of this writing.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information about it is being asked to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Nicolas Logothetis at 800-533-7443 or Freehold Township Police Department Detective William Ketelaar at 732-462-7908.

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