Ocean County Man Among 3 Pedestrians Killed In Crash

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  LACEY – A local man is dead, as well as two other pedestrians, after being hit by a car Saturday evening, State Police said.

  The crash occurred in Burlington County at around 11:25 p.m. According to police, the driver of a Nissan Maxima was traveling northbound on Chatsworth Barnegat Road (CR 532) in Woodland Township. The driver rear-ended a Ford Mustang and hit three pedestrians, police said.

  Brian Blaszka, 36, of Forked River, was one of the pedestrians, along with Dion Cardell, 50, of Browns Mills and Michael Stull, 46, of Hamilton, who all suffered fatal injuries.

  The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries and the driver of the Nissan did not report any injuries, police said.

  At this time, it has not been confirmed if any charges were filed from the crash. Police said the cause of the crash remains under investigation.