Lacey Police Issue Press Release Regarding Accident that Killed Motorcyclist


On Monday, January 30, 2023, at 05:59 p.m., officers from the Lacey Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Route 9 just north of the Sunrise Boulevard intersection in Forked River.

Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed that the crash occurred when a vehicle driven by 55-year-old Anne Danza of Forked River, who was traveling south, made a left turn into the parking lot of Sunset Plaza, while a motorcyclist, 49-year-old Michael McCabe of Bayville was traveling north on Route 9.

Lacey Township EMS and RWJ Paramedics responded to the scene. As a result of the collision, Michael McCabe succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash.

The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit responded to assist in the investigation.

The collision remains under investigation by Patrolman Michael Hyle and Jason Lee. Anyone with information regarding the incident, please contact Patrolman Hyle at 609-693-6636, or email him at

There is no further information available for release at this time.

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