FDNY firefighter killed by alleged drunk driver in New Jersey

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coptapeUNION TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (PIX11) – An FDNY firefighter was killed early Friday morning in a car accident involving an apparent drunk driver, according to Union Township police.

Officials say the accident occurred near North Avenue and Vivian Terrace just after 5 a.m. when the driver collided with the 57-year-old firefighter’s motorcycle.

The driver was arrested and charged with DWI.

The name of the firefighter and suspect have not yet been released.