A 50-year-old woman from Freehold was killed when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer on Route 9 in Old Bridge, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced Tuesday.
Heidi Bennett, 50, of Freehold was identified as the victim of the crash, which occurred in a southbound lane of Route 9 at the Old Mill Road intersection in Old Bridge on Monday at 12:33 p.m.
The car driven by Bennett, a 2002 Hyundai Accent, was struck in the rear by the tractor-trailer, an investigation by the police agencies determined.
The cause of death has not been determined. The results of an autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office were not immediately available.
No charges have been filed, but the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The accident closed the roadway for several hours Monday near Jake Brown Road and Perrine Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Bulin of the Old Bridge Police Department at (732) 679-5959, or Investigator Temple of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3373.