Ocean County News

Two Killed in Bayville Crash

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on March 9, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Berkeley Township Police were notified of a bicyclist being struck by a motor vehicle on Route 9 just south of Sylvan Lakes Boulevard in Berkeley Township.

An investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Vehicular Homicide Unit and the Berkeley Township Police revealed that Jeffrey Martin, age 41, of Bayville was traveling southbound on Route 9 when his vehicle crossed the centerline of traffic and struck Frank Brooks, age 31, of Beachwood, who was riding a bicycle on the shoulder of the northbound lane. Both Mr. Martin and Mr. Brooks were both pronounced dead at the scene.

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