Pedestrian Killed In Ocean County Crash

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

  LACEY – Police are still investigating an incident where a pedestrian was fatally struck by a driver.

  Police said that a Hyundai Elantra, driven by Chelsea Derose, 30, of Lacey, was heading south on Lake Barnegat Drive just before 9 a.m. on January 23.

  Initial investigation shows that Jeanne Mooney, 53, of Lacey, entered the roadway from the area of Chelsea Street before being struck. She was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center by RWJ Medivac and later succumbed to her injuries.

  The crash is being investigated by Patrolman Michael Hyle, of the Lacey Township Police Department Crash Investigation Team.

  Anyone with further information regarding the crash please contact Patrolman Michael Hyle at (609) 693-6636 ext. 2602 or