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18-year-old man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Sussex County

WANTAGE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – An 18-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Sussex County, according to New Jersey State Police Sergeant Alejandro Goez.

The crash happened at 1:31 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 519 and Deckertown Turnpike (County Road 650) in Wantage Township, Goez said.

According to Goez, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Jonathan Fett of Wantage Township, was traveling west on Deckertown Turnpike and a GMC Sierra, driven by Brian Weiss, 42, of Wantage Township, was traveling north on County Road 519 when the GMC struck the driver side of the Jeep.

Fett sustained fatal injuries, Goez said.

Weiss and a 42-year-old Branchville man, who was a passenger in his vehicle, were not injured, Goez said.

The accident remains under investigation, Goez said.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the Fett Family and more than $10,000 had been raised as of Sunday afternoon.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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