Officials in charge of the investigation representing the offices of the New Jersey State Highway Patrol have issued a statement that has definitively identified the individual they have reason to believe was killed in a drunk driving accident in Brick, NJ on Saturday, March 9th, 2013. State Troopers and accident investigators currently estimate Jane Eager was killed when the vehicle she occupied was collided with by an alleged drunk driver as they navigated Jordan Road in Brick, NJ. Police believe the suspected drunk driver, identified as Robert Cook, crossed into the lanes of oncoming traffic for reasons currently under investigation.
Scene of the Accident
According to the report, Jane Eager sustained massive injuries in the accident and was subsequently pronounced dead on the scene by emergency response personnel when they arrived. Robert Cook currently faces charges of second-degree death by auto, driving while intoxicated, reckless and careless driving, and failure to maintain lane of travel in connection with the fatal accident. Officials expect to release more information regarding the accident as their investigation progresses. Authorities hope that any eyewitnesses that have not yet come forward will do so in an effort to aid investigators in better understanding the nature of the accident that claimed the life of Jane Eager.