Old Bridge –Friday morning was fatal for a 61-year-old township woman who met her death while crossing a road at Old Bridge. Police said that she was killed after being hit by a vehicle while negotiating to cross Ticetown Road at the intersection of Valley Vale Drive.
Police said that the 61-year-old victim was leaving the track after a morning walk when she was hit by a car. The senior was struck by a car and killed in the scene while she was about to cross Ticetown Road in Old Bridge at about 8:34 o’clock a.m. of Friday.
Old Bridge Cpt. Art Carullo reported that San C. Lee, known to her friends as Dorothy, has made it a habit to go to the surrounding track of Carl Sandburg Middle School football field every morning and night for a brisk walk exercise.
The Old Bridge resident was done and leaving the track after her morning walk when she was fatally hit by a two-door Honda. The erring vehicle was operated by Donna Sousa, age 57 and residing in Jackson, Carullo said. The police are requesting witnesses with information to call Officer John Bulin at 732-679-5959.
Due to the mishap, Ticetown Road remained closed for several hours between the intersections of Valley Vale Drive and Cottrell Road while police investigated the accident.
As of now, no charges have been filed.
Old Bridge Township Police Department continues to conduct investigation of the accident.
Captain Arthur Carullo said just confirmed that San C. Lee, 61, aka as Dorothy, was run over by a Honda Accorda, driven by Donna Sousa, 57, of Jackson at about 8:34 in the morning.
Lee was not aware of the coming vehicle as she was wearing an iPod while taking her brisk walk exercise. She was crossing Ticetown Road after leaving the track at Sandburg Middle School.
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Sources: New Jersey News