Police & Fire

Car Strikes, Kills 11-Year-Old Edison Boy on Skateboard


EDISON, NJ - An 11-year-old Edison boy on a skateboard was killed Friday evening when he was struck by a car in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the township.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas J. Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced on Monday that Askari Moore of Reading Road at the Durham Woods apartments was pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick at 7:18 p.m. on May 20 after he was struck by the driver of a 2009 Honda Accord at about 7 p.m. 

The identity of the driver is being withheld at this time since no charges have been filed.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Joseph Chonka of the Edison Police Department at (732) 248-7400, or Detective Donald Heck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (723) 745-3300.

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