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June 5, 2022 - Fatal Pedestrian Crash

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau is investigating a motor vehicle crash with a pedestrian that occurred on June 5th, 2022, at approximately 12:46 a.m. The crash occurred on State Highway 28, westbound, near Vanderveer Road. The crash involved a 2008 Lexus, operated by Yan Yan Han (59 years old), from Bridgewater New Jersey. The pedestrian was Kelsey Benson (28 years old), from Hopatcong New Jersey. Benson was walking on State Highway 28 when she was struck by the aforementioned Lexus.

Members of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Paramedic unit responded to the scene to render aid to Benson, but she ultimately succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Officer Joseph Greco of the Bridgewater Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit at (908) 722-4111 ext. 4186.

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