Middlesex County News

East Brunswick Woman Killed in Route 9 Accident

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -  No charges have been filed at this point  against driver who hit and killed Margarita Bukmil of East Brunswick who was walking on Route 9 on Tuesday morning. 

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department said that the 33-year-old woman from East Brunswick was killed today when she was struck by a car on Route 9 South in Woodbridge.

Bukhmil was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where she was pronounced dead at 3:52 a.m.

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An investigation by Officer Philip Agosta of the Woodbridge Police Department and Detective Donald Heck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined that the victim was walking on the highway when she was struck at 3:25 a.m. by a 1998 Nissan.

The results of an autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office were not immediately available.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the Nissan, but the investigation is active and is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Agosta of the Woodbridge Police Department at (732) 634-7700, extension 6546, or Detective Heck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-8842.

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