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One Killed in Toms River Crash

By rlsmetro on
Toms River

Ocean County authorities are looking into the cause of a pedestrian strike that killed one person in Toms River on Tuesday night. 

At approximately 11:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the intersection of Bay Avenue and Ridge Drive to investigate reports of a crash. 

Upon arrival, police say a man was lying on the ground suffering severe injuries when they found two vehicles involved in what appeared to be a collision. 

The victim was rushed to the hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead shortly before midnight. 

Police say the victim was outside of his vehicle when struck by a car. 

Authorities have not said why the victim was out of the car at this time. 

The incident is under investigation.