Motor vehicle strikes pedestrian in Greenbriar community

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BRICK TOWNSHIP — Yesterday at around 3 p.m. an accident was responded to by police in the Greenbriar community involving a motor vehicle striking a pedestrian.

Driver Joyce Asay, 82 of Brick was driving her 2014 Subaru Legacy west on Blake Circle and stopped at The Boulevard intersection before colliding with a pedestrian as the driver attempted to make a right turn, according to Officer David Thergensen.

The pedestrian, Michael Falcone, 75 of Brick suffered internal injuries and was sent to Jersey Shore Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries, stated Officer Thergensen. 

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Brick Township Police Department and EMS responded to the scene and traffic was limited to one northbound lane for approximately five hours as an investigation was conducted by the Traffic Safety Unit, according to the press release.

This investigation is ongoing according to initial reports. Anyone with more information on the incident should call Detective Dan Fogarty at 732-262-1141. 

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