Ocean County Man, 29, Struck, Killed Crossing Route 35 In Central Jersey

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing Route 35 in Monmouth County on Tuesday evening, authorities said.

Holmdel police
Holmdel police Photo Credit: Holmdel Police Department

John Hebeler, 29, of Tuckerton, was hit as he crossed the four-lane highway in Holmdel at about 7:15 p.m., the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said.

Hebeler wasn’t in a crosswalk or near an intersection when he was hit on the southbound side near the Holmdel Motor Inn at 2174 Route 35 where the man had been staying, initial reports said.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Ryan McAndrews at 800-533-7443 or Holmdel Police Officer Matthew Menosky at 732-946-4400.

The highway was shut down for several hours as police investigated.

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