Robert T. Pestridge Jr., an 87 year old man from Cape May was driving on the Garden State Parkway between 2 AM and 3 AM on the morning of March 4, 2012. Pestridge was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck, without his lights on, and without a seat belt fastened. He changed lanes improperly and was struck by another vehicle on his driver side. After colliding, Pestridge's vehicle overturned and he was ejected from the car. He was announced dead at the scene. The driver, along with three passengers, were sent to Southern Ocean County Hospital for minor injuries.