Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing Into Deer In Barnegat: Police

A man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a deer in Ocean County, authorities said.

A cruiser for the Barnegat (NJ) Police Department.

A cruiser for the Barnegat (NJ) Police Department.

Photo Credit: Facebook - Barnegat Police Department

The 63-year-old man was driving south on Warren Grove Road at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, the Barnegat Police Department said in a Facebook post. The deer went on the road from the east and caused the crash.

The motorcyclist was rushed to Southern Ocean Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at the Stafford Township hospital.

The Ocean County Sheriff's Department and Barnegat firefighters helped police at the scene. Paramedics from Hackensack Meridian Health and Quality Medical Transport also responded.

Barnegat police are investigating the crash.

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