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Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Warren County, state police say

ALLAMUCHY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision with a car Friday evening in Warren County, according to New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota.

The crash happened at around 6:08 p.m. on Shades of Death Road in Allamuchy Township, Slota said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Yamaha motorcycle, operated by Joseph E. August, 38, of Andover, was traveling westbound on Shades of Death Road when in the area just west of Long Bridge Road, the Yamaha crossed the center line, entered the eastbound lane and struck a Lexus head-on, Slota said.

August suffered fatal injuries, Slota said.

The crash remains under investigation and no further information was available.

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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