On Saturday, November 24, 2012 at approximately 04:24 am, a 2004 Honda Accord 4 door, color blue, was traveling westbound on County Route 571 and left the roadway striking a utility pole and overturning before striking a tree in the area of Quarry Road located in the Ridgeway Section of the Township. The driver, whose name is not released yet pending the notification of the next of kin, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was properly restrained and not traveling with any passengers at the time of the crash. Assisting at the scene was the Manchester Township and Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Departments, Paramedics from MONOC, Quality Medical Transport, the Ocean County Criminalistic Investigation Unit, and the Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office. The crash remains under investigation by Patrolman Ian Bole and Patrolman Antonio Ellis from the Manchester Township Traffic Safety Section.