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UPDATE: Authorities ID Driver Killed in Old Bridge Crash

By kcora on
Old Bridge

Authorities have released the identity of the 18-year-old driver killed Saturday on Route 18. 

According to police, Saturday officers responded to Route 18 near James Avenue around 1:30 a.m. for a report of a crash.

Inside a red Honda Accord police found the driver -later identified as Jacob D. Rivera, of the Morganville, unresponsive. Officials pronounced Rivera dead at the scene.

Based on preliminary reports, it appears that Rivera may have lost control of the Honda Accord and struck the curb.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Visitation is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m Tuesday at Calvary Chapel Old Bridge.

A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.