Bridgewater, NJ – On Sunday, 01/15/17, a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred in Bridgewater Township. The crash occurred on Route 22 West, near North Gaston Avenue, at approximately 2355 hours. A 2015 Ford Mustang driven by Douglas Marino (age 25) of Bridgewater NJ was traveling on Route 22 West in the center lane of travel. An unidentified male was standing in the center lane of travel when he was struck by Mr. Marino’s vehicle. This male was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (New Brunswick), where he was pronounced dead. The pedestrian that was struck is an Hispanic male age 20-30, wearing black colored “Adidas” sweatpants, a black colored non-descript long sleeve shirt with a black colored “Nike” short sleeve shirt underneath.
This motor vehicle crash is still under investigation.
The crash is being investigated by the Bridgewater Township Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau and the Somerset County Accident Reconstruction Team. Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the identity of the above listed person is asked to contact Bridgewater Township Officer Kevin Lamey at 908-722-4111 ext 4132.