A 75-year-old Brick man died after crashing his car into a traffic light and utility pole at the corner of Bridge and Bay avenues, said Police Chief Larry Williams.
"The Point Pleasant Police Department is investigating a single vehicle accident which occurred last evening about 9:35 p.m.," Williams said.
The victim was pronounced dead at Ocean Medical Center, Brick, where he was transported by the Point Boro First Aid Squad, he said.
"The victim, who was alone at the time of the accident, struck the control box for the traffic light as well as a utility pole," Williams said.
The accident is being investigated by Police Officer Brad McNally and Detective Michelle Hill.
The man's name is not being released yet.
Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.