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Morris County woman killed in Fairfield Township crash

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Essex County) –  A crash killed a Dover woman Tuesday in Fairfield Township, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens.

The two-car crash happened on June 14 at around 5:00 p.m. on Passaic Avenue, Stephens said.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Chevy Cavalier, driven by Marina Prudencio, 51, collided with a Mazda CX5, driven by a female, Stephens said.

Prudencio suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, Stephens said.

The driver of the Mazda was transported to Chilton Medical Center, where she was treated and released, Stephens said.

No one has been charged and the crash remains under investigation, Stephens said.

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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