One Dead In Fatal Crash On Route 539

(Photo courtesy of Jason Rojas/Flickr)
(Photo courtesy of Jason Rojas/Flickr)

  PLUMSTED – A motor vehicle crash on Route 539 left one dead on Friday, July 12.

  According to police, the fatal accident occurred in front of the New Egypt Speedway in Plumsted Township. Route 539 was shut down in both directions between Route 528 and Colliers Mills Road for some time.

  The cause of the crash is under investigation but according to police, the vehicle hit an embankment, ejecting the driver.

  Numerous reports have been made naming Route 539 one of the deadliest roads in Ocean County.