Trooper Christopher Kay tells the Star-Ledger that 20-year-old Sierra Abbott of Brick was killed in the crash, which occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday in a southbound lane near milemarker 126. 3 in Sayreville.
Abbott was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by 49-year-old Michael Meluso of Brick. Authorities say the motorcycle struck the rear of a car that broke down and stopped in a travel lane, and Abbott was thrown on to the roadway .
Meluso remained hospitalized Sunday in critical condition, while the car's driver, 21-year-old Simone Lubarsky of Staten Island, N.Y., was treated for minor injuries.
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