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(Updated) Police Have Description Of Man And Vehicle In Bicyclist Hit-And-Run

Update 2: Police now have descriptions of the driver and car involved in the hit-and-run of a Kingston man on his bicycle.

Police said they are looking for a white male, about 35 to 40 years old, with short blond hair and a goatee.

The man was driving a small, red-over-black pickup truck with a Chevrolet emblem on the tailgate. The car had damage to its passenger side window and headlight area, police said.

Update 1: Police have identified the injured man as 41-year-old Jose Parada of Kingston. Parada is listed in critical condition at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunwick, police said.

Original Story: Township police are seeking the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a Kingston man May 31.

Police said the 41-year-old man was riding a bicycle on Laurel Road, toward Route 27, at about 10:35 p.m. when he was hit from behind.

Police, who were notified of the accident through a 9-1-1 call, found the man on the side of the road with a serious head injury.

Police said the vehicle is believed to be a passenger auto with damage to the front end or passenger side, and may be red or burgundy.

The vehicle was last seen traveling from Laurel Road to Rt. 27, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Franklin Township Police Officer Jose Jaime at (732) 873-5533, ext. 3143.

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