An 84-year-old South Toms River resident was struck and killed Monday in a hit-and-run accident, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.
At 5:54 p.m., the victim was struck in the eastbound lane on Dover Road at Chamberlain Street near the 7-Eleven. The victim was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:30pm.
At this time, authorities are looking for any witnesses that may have seen vehicle leaving the area, possibly a small black vehicle with possible damage to its windshield.
Those with information can call Det. Craig Ally of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office at 732-814-4821.
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