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UPDATE: 28-Year-Old Hopatcong Woman Killed by Car in Bridgewater

By rlsmetro on
Bridgewater Township

The Bridgewater Township Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau is investigating a motor vehicle crash with a pedestrian that occurred on June 5, 2022, at approximately 12:46 a.m.

Officials said the crash occurred on State Highway 28, westbound, near Vanderveer Road.

According to officials, the collision involved a 2008 Lexus operated by Mr. Yan Yan Han, 59, from Bridgewater. 

The pedestrian was Kelsey Benson, 28, from Hopatcong. 

Benson was walking on State Highway 28 when the Lexus mentioned above struck her.

Members of the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Paramedic unit responded to the scene to render aid to Benson, but she ultimately succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Officer Joseph Greco of the Bridgewater Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit at (908) 722-4111 ext. 4186.