Motorcyclist Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

  LACEY – Police are investigating a crash when a motorcyclist left the roadway, struck a sign, and sustained fatal injuries.

  The incident happened just after 5 a.m. on the morning of October 25, near the intersection of Route 9 and Bay Avenue.

  Louis Dautorio, 23, of Forked River, was heading north on Route 9 when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a sign. He succumbed to his injuries.

  Lacey Township EMS, RWJ Paramedics and the Forked River Fire Department responded to the scene. The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit also responded to assist in the investigation. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office was advised of the incident but did not respond. The NJ Department of Transportation responded and assisted with the closure of Route 9.

  The crash is being investigated by Patrolman Michael Baldasari. Anyone with information regarding the incident, please contact Patrolman Baldasari at 609-693-6636 extension 2542.