Middlesex County officials announced today that a fourteen-year-old juvenile pedestrian was killed last night, September 30, after being struck by a vehicle.
The initial investigation conducted by Officer William Beard of the South Brunswick Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined the collision occurred at approximately 9:25 p.m. as the juvenile was crossing Route 1 after having climbed over the center divider.
Police report that at the time of the collision, the vehicle – a Land Rover – was traveling northbound on Route 1 in the area of New Street.
The juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene.
The motorist stopped, rendered aid to the juvenile, and remained on scene to cooperate with law enforcement. The investigation is active and continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Traffic Safety Officer William Beard of the South Brunswick Police Department at (732)745-4000 ext. 7432 or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.