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37-year-old motorcyclist killed in Warren County crash, state police say

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A 37-year-old man from Lake Hopatcong was killed Friday evening after the motorcycle he was riding and a Nissan collided in Warren County, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Alejandro Goez said.

The crash occurred at 5:52 p.m. on Route 46 at milepost 2.6 in Knowlton Township, Goez said.

According to Goez, a Nissan Pathfinder and Harley-Davidson motorcycle were traveling east on Route 46 when the Pathfinder slowed and attempted to turn into the ACI Truck Stop, located at 55 Route 46.

The motorcycle then entered the westbound lanes and struck the driver side of the Nissan. The motorcycle overturned and the driver, Joshua Valentine, was ejected, Goez said.

Valentine sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, Goez said.

The driver of the Nissan sustained minor injuries, Goez said.

The accident remains under investigation, Goez said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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