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Motorcyclist Killed After Crashing Into Pole in NJ

Howell Township

By: Richard L. Smith 

The Howell Township Traffic Safety Unit is investigating a single fatal vehicle crash which occurred on May 07, 2023.

Police say at approximately 12:37 am, an on-duty Howell Township Police Officer located a motorcycle crash.

A 40-year-old motorcyclist from Jackson Township was pronounced dead  as a result of the crash which involved the motorcycle colliding with a utility pole.

Subsequent to the on-scene investigation, it was determined that the motorcyclist was travelling Southbound on Manassa Road and ran off the roadway to the right for an unknown reason.

Upon running off of the roadway, the motorcycle collided with the utility pole.

The crash remains under investigation by the Howell Township Police Department. Any witnesses are asked to call Pt. Daniel Scherbinski of the Howell Township Police Traffic Safety Unit at 732-938-4575, ext 2663.