Police: Driver strikes, kills teen riding scooter in Jackson Township

A 13-year-old boy has died after he was struck and killed by a vehicle in Ocean County.

News 12 Staff

Oct 2, 2019, 2:33 AM

Updated 1,702 days ago

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A 13-year-old boy has died after he was struck and killed by a vehicle in Ocean County.
The incident happened around 7 p.m. Monday.
Jackson Township police say that the teen was riding a scooter on Farmingdale Road with two friends when, at some point, the teen made a turn into the path of a car “giving the driver very little time to react.”
The boy was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he died from his injuries.
Police say that it appears that the driver was traveling at a low speed.
The teen’s name was not released.


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