Emergency responders in Lacey Township are looking into an early morning crash that fatally injured a motorcyclist Sunday morning.
According to preliminary reports, at approximately 5:15 a.m., police were dispatched to the intersection of U.S 9 and Bay Avenue to investigate reports of a crash with injuries.
Upon arrival, officers closed all lanes after finding an unconscious and unresponsive motorcyclist lying on the ground after crashing the bike at that location.
Police say EMS rushed the victim to Community Medical Center in Toms River, where doctors pronounced the victim dead a short time later.
The cause of the crash is under investigation and no other injuries were reported.