A Brooklyn nun was killed Monday in Edison when the car she was riding in was struck by a truck.
Sister Nora Ashe, 65, a teacher at St. Joseph’s High School in Brooklyn, was riding in the back seat of a 2002 Mercury Sable that was traveling west on Woodbridge Avenue in Edison at 1:40 p.m. Monday when the car was rear-ended by a box truck, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.Two of Ashe's relatives - driver, Kathleen Windram, 63, of Paramus, the driver of the car, and Patricia Ashe, 70, of Edison were also injured in the accident, and both taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
Sister Nora Ashe was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release.
Police continue to investigate the crash, and no charges have yet been filed, according to the release.
The driver of the truck was not identified.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Officer Joseph Chonka of the Edison Police Department at (732) 248-7400, or Investigator Gregory Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3904.