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Man Killed in Single Car Crash in West Milford

West Milford

Passaic County officials announce that at approximately 8:15 a.m., on Tuesday, February 8, police responded to the area of Lakeshore Drive in the Township of West Milford in response to a motor vehicle crash.

According to officials, officers located a 2005 Nissan Frontier that had struck a utility pole. 

Officials said that the driver, Gary Bartholomew, 77, of Hewitt, was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other vehicles or parties involved.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

More information will be released once it becomes available.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the West Milford Police Department at (973) 728-4210.