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UPDATE:Teen Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Hit-and-Run Van in NJ

South River


By: Richard L. Smith 

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Mark Tinitigan of the South River Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a hit and run. Friday. 

Prosecutor Ciccone said at 4:21 p.m., South River police responded to the intersection of Whitehead Avenue and Russell Avenue following the report of a hit and run.

According to Prosecutor Ciccone said, upon their arrival, authorities located the victim, a 14-year-old boy, who was struck by a white work van while riding his bicycle.

The victim was transported to the hospital, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is active and continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kenneth Nale of the South River Police at (732) 254-9002 X123 or Sergeant Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4328