67-year-old NY Man Fatally Struck By Car in Toms River, NJ
Authorities in Ocean County say a 67-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a car Monday night.
The accident happened around 8:45 in the area of Whitesville Road and Jumping Brook Drive in Toms River, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.
An investigation determined Howard Dasheff of Brooklyn, NY, was wearing dark-colored clothing while attempting to cross Whitesville Road outside of a crosswalk when he was struck by a 2021 Chevrolet Camaro being driven by 22-year-old Scott McIvor, Jr., of Jackson Township.
Dasheff was taken to Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood where he ultimately died from his injuries.
Police say McIvor was not injured, remained at the scene, and exhibited no outward signs of impairment, according to officials.
The accident remains under investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Toms River Township Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff's Office.