SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the township mourns the loss of a member of one of its favorite families, police are still in search of the driver who killed Ron VonThun on Route 522 last Friday night.
Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Raymond J. Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department announced today that authorities are actively searching for the driver of a red 2018-2020 Honda Accord Sedan Sport or Touring with damage to the front end of the driver’s side. The driver was traveling on Route 522, struck the victim, and then fled the scene.
At the time of the impact, Ronald VonThun, 49, of South Brunswick was riding his bicycle in South Brunswick, at approximately 10:06 pm, and was struck between Georges Road and Kingston Lane on Route 522. He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained in the hit-and-run.
Acting Prosecutor Kuberiet and Police Chief Hayducka are requesting the public’s assistance and are asking anyone with information to contact Officer Michael Leung of the South Brunswick Police Department at (732) 329-4646, or Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4328.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County, Inc., a non-profit organization that partners with law enforcement to enable the public to anonymously submit crime information and will pay a cash reward should it lead to an arrest.
Tip information may be provided anonymously by calling 1-800-939-9600 or submitted online at www.middlesextips.com. Tips may also be sent by text messaging 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword: “midtip” followed by the tip information.
Those who provide information will be given a unique numerical code that that allows them to communicate with the program and collect a reward should their information lead to an arrest. All reward amounts are approved and set by Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc.