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Man, 62, charged with assault by auto, aggravated assault after hitting pedestrian in Hunterdon County

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A 62-year-old Hunterdon County man is facing several charges including assault by auto and aggravated assault after hitting a pedestrian Saturday night in Clinton Township, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson.

Kevin Stephenson, 62, of Clinton Township was charged with second-degree aggravated assault, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, fourth-degree assault by auto, fourth-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and other related motor vehicle violations, Robeson said.

The crash happened on July 9, at around 9:40 p.m. at the intersection of Deer Path Road and Old Mountain Road, Robeson said.

According to Robeson, Stephenson allegedly drove his motor vehicle off the roadway and subsequently struck a 24-year-old female.

Stephenson was charged and lodged in the Warren County Jail pending his first court appearance, Robeson said.

The investigation was conducted by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Clinton Township Police Department.

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