Authorities released the identity of a 59-year-old man killed in a single vehicle crash early this morning.
Jackson Township Police Department and OCPO Fatal Accident Investigation Unit responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the area of Cassville Road shortly after 5 this morning.
Upon their arrival, they found a 2009 Ford Flex, driven by Richard Ulis, 59, of Toms River, which was traveling northbound on Cassville Road in Jackson Township when for some unknown reasons crossed over the center median, striking a tree off the sound bound shoulder on the property of 182 Cassville Road.
Ulis, the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at 5:39 a.m.
The scene was processed/photographed by the Ocean County Sheriff's Department CSI.
The crash remains under investigation.