Friends remember young victims of Freehold crash
Friends are remembering two of the young victims of Tuesday's horrific car crash in Freehold that killed three people.
Several people gathered at a makeshift memorial created with flowers and candles by friends of Nick Dever of Freehold along Kosloski Road in Freehold where the accident took place late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Asbury Park Press.
Dever was behind the wheel of a Volkswagon Jetta that veered into the opposite lane into the path of a Honda Pilot, sending it airborne and landing on top of a Toyota Camry. Dever and his passenger, Noelle DeLuccio, 20, of Howell were killed in the crash along with the driver of the pilot, Thomas Koller. The driver of the Camry remains hospitalized with in "extremely critical" condition according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
Monmouth County First Prosecutor Marc C. LeMieux continues to seek witnesses to the accident in order to determine what caused the Jetta to leave its lane. Witnesses to the accident are being urged to contact the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-522-8885 or Freehold Police at 732-462-7908.
Dever and DeLuccio were the parents of Mikayla Elizabeth Dever, the first baby delivered in 2013 in Monmouth and Ocean counties according to CentraState Medical Center. Mikayla is currently with Noelle's parents.
A wake for Nick will take place at the Higgins Memorial Home on Center Street in Freehold on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a gathering at his mother's home on Saturday. A college fund through Helping Hands of New Jersey has been established for Mikayla, for donations in lieu of flowers.Donations may also be sent to: HHOFNJ c/o Mikayla Deverto 6 Mulberry Ct, Tabernacle , NJ 08088.
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