Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives Frank R. Crisologo and Lebanon Township Police Chief Jack Gale announced the investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident on State Highway 31 in Lebanon Township.
According to authorities, at approximately 10:39 a.m., the Lebanon Township police responded to a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 31 involving a passenger vehicle and a motorcycle.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Cam-Am Spyder motorcycle operated by Alan G. Dunford, 57, of High Bridge, was traveling south on State Highway 31 when he lost control, entered the northbound lanes and struck a 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan.
Officials say the impact caused the Volkswagen to overturn and both vehicles end up in the northbound shoulder. Dunford was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The accident is being investigated by Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Analysis Collision Team and Lebanon Township Police Department.
The highway was closed for approximately five hours.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lebanon Township Police Department at (908) 638-8515; or the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s office at (908) 788-1129.