Vernon man killed in motorcycle crash


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos





HARDYSTON — An assistant supervisor for the Vernon Township Dept. of Public Works was killed in a motorcycle crash on Thursday night in Hardyston Township.

Police said Alexander, 48, was traveling south on Route 94 on a 2006 Big Dog Motorcycle when a collision occurred with a 2007 Lexus opoerated by Efrain Gines, 25, of Hardyston.

The Lexus also had two other passengers.

Police said Alexander was ejected off the motorcycle was treated at the scene by St. Clar'es First Aid Squad and Paramdedics and pronounced dead at Morristown Medical Center.

Gines and two other passengers refused medical treatment at the scene of the crash, which is under investigation by Hardyston Townshipo police and the Sussex County Prosecutor's Office.

According to a Facebook post from Vernon Township, Alexander has been an "assistant supervisor for the DPW and a dedicated employe since 2001.

Tony will be deeply missed by his family, friends and our entire Vernon Community," Vernon Township Mayor Harry Shortway said. "Tony took great pride in his work and was a highly skilled craftsman and machine operator. He was a perfectionist."

Alexander recently remodeled and built the Vernon Deli and owned a landscaping company that he worked wish his son, Tony. He also was a former member of the Hamburg Fire Dept., involved with the Friday Night Mix Bowling League in Warwick, N.Y. and was part of Team "Wild Thing" Demo Derby and was chief of the pit crew. He was in his first derby this summer at the Sussex County Fairgounds.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Walking tourism is a popular way to explore — and get fit
The World Tourism Organization of the United Nations says walking tourism has become one of the most popular ways to explore the uniqueness of a place.
In a new report, the...

Read more »
Image

Sussex college plans information session
Join Sussex County Community College (SCCC) for an Information Session on the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program on...
Read more »

Comedian brings Piff the Magic Dragon to Newton
NEWTON — Piff the Magic Dragon is the stand out star of NBC’s America's Got Talent and Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Think Larry David in a dragon suit performing...
Read more »
Image

Area attorneys honored
SPARTA — Nine attorneys at Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP have been recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers or New Jersey Rising Stars.
Managing Partner Thomas N. Ryan is...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Local News
Curreri appointed to Vernon Council
  • Mar 11, 2019
Local News
Area attorneys honored
  • Mar 15, 2019
Local News
Thaw on the way
  • Mar 11, 2019
Cartoons
(No heading)
  • Mar 11, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Lafayette, NJ