The unfortunate demise of Jordan Miller, sibling of renowned actor Jason Patric, occurred in a distressing accident earlier this week. It was confirmed by the Fort Lee Police Department that a pedestrian accident had indeed occurred which was covered by Fox News Digital. Meanwhile, a local male resident of Fort Lee, 56 years of age, was intercepted by a bus while crossing Bridge Plaza South at the Lemoine Avenue intersection.
Subsequent to being struck by the bus, it was revealed by local authorities that Miller had survived severe trauma to his body. First responders immediately initiated CPR in an attempt to save him. Shortly after, Miller was rushed to Englewood Hospital, and his condition was labeled as ‘serious’ upon arrival. Unfortunately, despite medical efforts, he was later proclaimed to be deceased.
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation of the Bergen County Sheriff’s office, the Fatal Accident Investigation Unit of the Bergen County Prosecutors Office, and the Accident Investigation Unit of the Fort Lee Police Department coordinated to unravel the cause behind this incident. Leading the investigation from the Fort Lee Police Department was Sergeant George Koutroubinis.
Apart from the driver, the NJ Transit bus was devoid of passengers at the time of the crash, as pointed out by the police. The individual behind the wheel is a male aged 60. The representative of Jason Patric was contacted by Fox News Digital, and they spoke on behalf of the mourning family, articulating that ‘Per the family, we have no comment.’
An obituary encapsulating the life and unfortunate passing of Miller reflected his warmth and love. Given the name of ‘Jordan Andrew Miller’ at birth, he was 56 years old and a resident of Fort Lee, New Jersey when he drew his last breath on the melancholic date of January 10, 2024. Jordan was born in Flushing, New York to the proud parents, Jack Miller & Linda (nee Gleason).
Further details released in the obituary identified him as the beloved stepson of Robert King. Jordan’s dedication was visible in his role as a father to his son Jack Brodie Miller. He is also remembered as a devoted partner to Julie Shrey, who is deeply affected by his untimely demise. In addition to Jason Patric, he also leaves behind his beloved sister, Jennifer Miller.
Before his premature departure departed, Miller had an impressive streak of completing 13 consecutive New York City Marathons, denoting his passion for fitness. Professionally, he was associated with the NY/NJ Port Authority as a ‘Customer Service Rep’ for a span of 13 years. The community will deeply feel the vacuum created by his departure as he was loved and respected by many.
In addition to the melancholy swirling around his family, the entertainment industry is in mourning as well, given his brother’s extensive career in Hollywood. Jason Patric, Jordan’s elder brother, is an esteemed actor whose skills and charm have lit multiple screens. His work in movies like ‘The Lost Boys’ from the year 1987, ‘Rush’, and ‘Sleepers’ have earned him a special place in the hearts of moviegoers.
Jason Patric’s diverse portfolio includes his performances in ‘Geronimo: An American Legend’, ‘Your Friends & Neighbors’, ‘Narc’, ‘The Losers’, and ‘The Alamo’. His ruling charm is visible not just in the cinematic universe, but also in the realm of television. He has exhibited his versatile skills as a host on the popular show ‘Saturday Night Live’. Moreover, his applauded performances can be viewed on television shows like ‘Entourage’ and ‘Wayward Pines’.
Not only is Patric a celebrated face on television and cinema, but he has also played pivotal roles in Hollywood blockbusters. An instance of his cinematic fame includes his brilliant performance alongside Sandra Bullock in the movie ‘Speed 2: Cruise Control’. Upcoming on his professional slate is ‘A Circus Tale & A Love Song’ where he will share screen space with Eva Longoria.
The legacy of acting and performing arts seems to be deeply rooted in Jason and Jordan’s lineage. Jason Miller, their father, was an acclaimed actor and dramatist. His most recognized performance could be noted in the cult classic, ‘The Exorcist’, where he played the role of a young priest.
Their grandfather was none other than Jackie Gleason, an iconic actor, and comedian. Undoubtedly, the success of species seems to have a strong genetic influence, reflecting in the distinguished accomplishments of both Jason Patric and Jordan Miller.
The abrupt departure of Jordan Miller has left a void in the lives of those who knew him. As the family grieves this devastating loss, we remember him through his accomplishments, both in his personal life and his career.
Regardless of his tragic demise, Jordan Miller’s memory will continue to inspire and impact the lives of his family, friends, and the wider community. His love for fitness, dedication towards his profession, and warm nature will forever be memorialized in the hearts of those he left behind.
While the family and associates process this irreplaceable loss, the law enforcement agencies will continue pursuing the facts surrounding this untimely incident. At this time, their primary focus is to find answers and ensure just handling of the fatal accident.