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Bicyclist Killed by Car in Howell Township

Howell Township

Authorities in Monmouth County are looking into a fatal bicycle accident that occurred in Howell Township Friday night. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that just before 10:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the 4400 block of U.S. 9 to investigate reports of a crash with injuries. 

Upon arrival, police found an unidentified person lying in the roadway, ejected from a bicycle at that location. 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. 

Traffic officers closed the northbound lanes of U.S. 9 from New Friendship Road for the crash investigation. 

No other injuries were reported.