Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in Lakewood

A 61-year-old township man was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on Route 528 on Thursday evening, authorities said.
Perets Schinerman was hit by a 2015 Kia Sportage around 7:45 p.m. just east of the Hillside Boulevard crosswalk, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said. He was pronounced dead at 8:11 p.m.
The SUV was driven by a 30-year-old Lakewood resident. Authorities said blood tests and a forensic cell phone review would be part of the ongoing accident investigation.
The SUV was taken from the scene pending a search warrant, the prosecutor’s office said.
-Rob Spahr