Southern Ocean County Man Dies In Monmouth County Crash

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

FREEHOLD – A 28-year-old Barnegat man was killed on Route 33 Business when he rear-ended a tractor trailer, authorities reported.

The man’s identity has not been released.

The truck had pulled out of Freehold Cartage when the man, traveling west just after 5:30 a.m., struck it. He was driving alone.

He was pronounced dead at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.

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The truck driver was unharmed.

Route 33 Business was closed for several hours while authorities cleaned and investigated the scene.