Saturday, June 30, 2007

New Jersey Bicyclist Killed

From the Gloucester County Times:

Bicyclist killed in accident Friday, June 29, 2007 MONROE TWP. A bicyclist was killed Thursday when he was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to cross the Black Horse Pike, police said. Brandon S. Scholar, 21, died in Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Washington Township about an hour after the 4:30 a.m. crash. Advertisement

Road and John J. Touhill, 49, of Williamstown was driving a 2005 Dodge Dakota pickup truck north on the Black Horse Pike when the collision occurred, police said. Touhill attempted to stop, police said. Scholar was thrown from the bike after impact. Two witnesses indicated Touhill had the right of way, police said. Ptl. Mark Burton is investigating. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call (856) 728-9800, ext. 546.