Police & Fire

Police Blotter

Pedestrian in Fatal Accident was Hunterdon Central Substitute Teacher

Credits: Tap into Flemington-Raritan file photo

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The pedestrian who died after being hit by a van while trying to cross Route 202 yesterday has been identified as Theodore M. Deptulski, 73, of Flemington.

The information was provided in a press release this morning by Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III and Raritan Township Police Chief Glen Tabasko.

The van was driven by Howard J. Huber Jr., 58, of Iselin, who Raritan Township Police Lt. Kevin Donovan said yesterday had the green light when his vehicle hit Deptulski near the intersection of the state highway, Church Street Extension and Voorhees Corner Road, in front of Flemington Mall.

Sign Up for E-News

Deptulski worked in the Hunterdon Central High School district as a substitute teacher, according to the press release.

Emergency services and the Hunterdon County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene around 5 a.m. yesterday.

The accident remains under investigation by Raritan Township Police and the Prosecutor’s Office. No charges have been filed.  

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Reduce Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer

April 26, 2018

Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center presents “Protecting Your Colorectal Health” on Tuesday, May 1from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion, 333 Mount Hope Avenue in Rockaway. Admission is free.

This popular, educational program presents an opportunity to hear up-to-date presentations from leading ...