A 75-year-old Red Bank man died after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Branch Avenue shortly before noon yesterday, the Asbury Park Press reports.

Ernest Grewe of Ambassador Drive was pronounced dead at 2:27p at Jersey Shore Medical Center, the Press reports.

The accident occurred on the Little Silver side of the Red Bank border near Spring Street.

From the Press, quoting Monmouth County first assistant prosecutor Peter Warshaw:

The accident occurred as Grewe and a 2007 Lexus driven by a 63-year-old Middletown woman were traveling south on Branch Avenue and collided, Warshaw said.

The cause of the accident is under investigation, but Warshaw said it appears to be accidental.

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