On October 26, 2016 at approximately 1:36p.m., the Middletown Twp. Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that was struck. The crash occurred in front of the campus of Christian Brothers Academy, located at 850 Newman Springs Road, in the Lincroft section of Middletown Twp. The pedestrian is identified as Brother James Leahy, 88. Brother Leahy recently retired from active ministry and resided at the campus.
The driver of the vehicle, Nicole Bruno, 25, of Manalapan, remained on location and has been cooperating with the police investigation. The crash investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptl. Michael Reuter of the Middletown Twp. Police Traffic Safety Unit at (732) 615-2100.