Investigators: 17-year-old pedestrian fatally struck by car in Toms River

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A 17-year-old from Bayville was killed Sunday while trying to cross Route 37 in Toms River.

Investigators say the teenager was walking home around 3 a.m. when he was fatally struck by a car.

A 46-year-old man hit the pedestrian as he stepped outside the crosswalk with a no crossing signal.

The victim was dressed in dark clothing, according to witnesses.

The teenager died at the hospital.

An investigation is still underway.

 

 

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