Motorcyclist Dead In Ocean County Route 9 Crash

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LACEY – A 49-year-old motorcyclist is dead after a collision on Route 9 yesterday evening, police said.

The crash occurred around 6 p.m. just north of the Sunrise Boulevard intersection in Forked River. According to police, Michael McCabe of Bayville was traveling north on Route 9 in a motorcycle when 55-year-old Anne Danza of Forked River made a left-hand turn from the southbound lane into the parking lot of Sunset Plaza.

“It appears as if the driver, Anne Danza, made a left turn from Route 9 South, into the Sunset Plaza, in front of the motorcyclist, Michael McCabe. As a result, the motorcyclist struck the vehicle that had turned in front of him,” Captain Paul Sullivan from the Lacey Police department stated.

Lacey Township EMS and RWJ Paramedics responded to the scene. The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit responded to assist in the investigation.
At this time, the crash is under investigation.

If anyone has information regarding the incident, you can contact Patrolman Hyle at 609-693-6636, or email him at