Authorities seek information on deadly I-80 crash in Morris County

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey State Police are seeking any information related to a fatal crash that occurred Friday, June 2, on Interstate 80 westbound near Mile Marker 47.5 in Montville Twp, according to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

At approximately 6:52 p.m., the New Jersey State Police were notified of a motor vehicle crash that ultimately resulted in a fatality, prosecutor’s office said.

The investigation revealed that a black 2014 Nissan Rogue struck a white 2013 Suzuki Burgman motor scooter. The Nissan Rogue was being operated by Michelle Perez, 42, of Clifton, NJ. The Suzuki Burgman motor scooter was being operated by Ismail Iqbal, 32, of Somerset, NJ and was fatally injured in the crash.

Perez was charged by way of a criminal complaint with second-degree death by auto and driving under the influence, prosecutor’s office said.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey State Police are asking anyone with information regarding this fatal crash to contact the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200.

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By: Jay Edwards
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