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.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Ocean County Vehicular Homicide Unit, Berkeley Township Police Department, Toms River Police Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit.

Attributions in this article: Map data ©2019 Google, Photo © BigStock Photos. Hand out photos courtesy of reporting agency. Press releases are the intellectual property of the issuing agency or corporation. Please report any photo, copyright or intellectual property violations to