Authorities are investigating a fatal pedestrian strike on State Highway 35 in Ocean Township.
Ocean Township Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of State Highway 35 near Logan Road at approximately 6:13 p.m. yesterday.
The victim, Christopher Isley, 42, of Morristown, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was crossing from State Highway 35 northbound to the southbound side in an area that was not marked as a crosswalk.
The victim was struck by a 2006 white Jeep Grand Cherokee - driven by a 27 year old Neptune City woman - that traveling northbound on State Highway 35.
The collision is being investigated by Sergeant Todd Gregory of the Township of Ocean Police Department along with officers from the Monmouth County S.C.A.R.T. (Serious Crash and Reconstruction Team) and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
No motor vehicle summonses have been issued pending the result of the investigation.
Anyone that may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Sergeant Todd Gregory or Officer Alisa Martinez of the Traffic Safety Bureau at 732-531-1800.
Photo: Ocean Twp. Police