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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Deadly Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Old Bridge

Old Bridge

Officials in Middlesex County announced that a Manalapan man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal hit and run, which occurred in Old Bridge Township on the evening of February 14.

According to officials, at approximately 6:45 a.m., authorities responded to the area of Route 9 and Ferry Road following the report of a deceased male who was lying on the center median between the northbound and southbound lanes of Route 9.

Upon their arrival, authorities located Mr. Anthony Allen, 64, of Asbury Park, who had been struck by a vehicle and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation by Officer Steven Connolly of the Old Bridge and Detective Matthew Colonna of the Middlesex County Prosecutors’ Office identified Mr. Prince Fitzpatrick, 21, as the driver of the vehicle who struck Mr. Allen and then fled the scene.

Today, Fitzpatrick was arrested and charged with second-degree leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and third-degree endangering an injured victim.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Connolly of the Old Bridge at 732-721-5600 ext. 3821 or Detective Colonna of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3317. As is t