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Pedestrian struck and killed on Route 206 in Andover Twp

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – Andover Township police are investigating after an 88-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on Route 206 Friday night in Andover Township, officials said.

John A Nordmeyer Jr. of Sparta Township was hit at 7:52 p.m. near the intersection of Brighton Road, police said.

Nordmeyer had been operating a 2009 Chevy Malibu when he exited the vehicle and began walking along Route 206, police said.

“It’s believed he exited his vehicle to remove debris from the roadway when he was struck by a white Acura traveling northbound,” police said.

Nordmeyer was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

“There are no pending criminal charges surrounding this crash investigation,” police said.

The accident remains under investigation by the Andover Township Police Department, New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Unit and the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office.

The Andover Township Fire Department, Andover Boro Fire Department and Lakeland Emergency Squad assisted at the scene.

The roadway was closed for approximately 6 hours.

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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