North Brunswick Man Charged with Fatal Pedestrian Strike in New Brunswick

Middlesex County Authorities announced that a North Brunswick man was charged in the death of a 70-year-old New Brunswick man who was struck Fridag night in the City.

Officials say Mr. Juan Gonzalez, 43, of North Brunswick was charged with driving without a license and causing the death of another person in the third degree.

The deceased pedestrian was identified as Teddy Davis, 70, of New Brunswick.

He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained in the crash according to officials.

During the investigation it was determined that at approximately 9:04 pm, Gonzalez was driving a 2009 Dodge Avenger on Route 27 near Van Dyke Avenue when he struck the pedestrian.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Hector Lugo of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745- 5200, or Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4328.

As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charge against Gonzalez is merely an accusation and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.