Jackson Township police seek the person involved in a fatal hit-and-run in the Township Sunday afternoon.

Police say that at around noon on Sunday, June 9, there was an accident between a motor vehicle and a bicyclist on Farmingdale Road in Jackson Township.

According to an investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Major Crime Unit- Vehicular Homicide Squad and the Jackson Township police determined,


that a 2017 Audi A4 was traveling westbound on Farmingdale Road when it swerved to avoid a head on collision with a red in color SUV. In swerving into the left lane to avoid the crash, the Audi struck a bicyclist. After striking the bicyclist, the operator of the Audi over corrected his steering and struck a tree. The red SUV continued eastbound on Farmingdale Road, and left the scene.

Sadly, the bicyclist was declared dead on the scene.  Meanwhile, police are asking for help finding the vehicle that fled.

The car is described as a red or maroon Hyundai.  Police believe the occupant was a caucasian female who was traveling with a young child.

Police are searching for anyone who may have information about the car and the driver.  If you think you may have information that can help locate the suspect, they ask you to call Sergeant Brad Fran of the Ocean County Prosecutor's office at 732-929-2027 ext 3689 or Sargeant Edward Travisano of the Jackso Township Police at 732-928-1111.

All tips are kept completely confidential.

Police warn drivers on area roads to use extra caution as the summer season is here.






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