Police investigating fatal crash in Freehold

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened at around 6:45 pm on Monday between a Lakewood man driving a 2008 Toyota Camry and a 35-year-old Freehold man.

According to police, at around 6:45 p.m. on Monday, officers from the Freehold Township Police Department responded to the southbound lanes of U.S. Route 9 between County Route 522 and State Route 33 on a report of a serious collision.

On arrival, the officers located the victim, a 35-year-old male resident of Freehold Township, as well as the driver of the vehicle that struck him, a 55-year-old male resident of Lakewood driving a 2008 Toyota Camry.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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At this time, no criminal charges or traffic violations have been issued.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information about it is being asked to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Nicolas Logothetis at 800-533-7443 or Freehold Township Police Department Detective William Ketelaar at 732-462-7908.