Kendall Park pedestrian struck by pickup truck dies of injuries


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SOUTH BRUNSWICK – A pedestrian was fatally injured after being hit by a truck near the Kendall Park firehouse.

The South Brunswick Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck on New Road around 8:11 a.m. Nov. 8.

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Upon arrival, responding officers found the victim, a 66-year-old Kendall Park man, injured on the roadway, along with a 2019 Toyota pickup truck and its 76-year-old driver, a Princeton Junction man, according to reports from the police department.

Keith Butterfield was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he passed away from his injuries at 5:25 p.m. Nov. 15, according to updated information released on Nov. 17.

The driver was reportedly traveling eastbound on New Road when he struck the pedestrian, who he stated was in the roadway at the time of the crash. The driver stated that he was experiencing significant sun glare at the time of the crash, according to the statement.

No summonses have been issued as of this time.

The crash is under investigation by the South Brunswick Police Department’s Traffic Safety Bureau. Anyone with information should Officer Jesse Blake at 732-329-4646.

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