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Somerset Man Killed In Crash On Route 440

 State Police say an elderly man was killed when he lost control of his car on a Woodbridge highway.

Garden State Parkway at exit 129 (Rout 440/I-287)
Garden State Parkway at exit 129 (Rout 440/I-287) (NJ DOT)

71-year-old Raymond Wheeler of Somerset was exiting the Garden State Parkway just after 7 p.m. Monday when he failed to negotiate the ramp from the Parkway onto Route 440 south in Woodbridge. His car then went on to a grassy median and struck a concrete barrier.

Wheeler was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident, and no other injuries were reported.

 

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)

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