Union City teen killed, another injured after car hits tree in Jersey City

Crews say the car crashed into a tree,

Crews say the car crashed into a tree, throwing both teens from the vehicle. (Credit: News 12 )

JERSEY CITY - One Union City teen is dead, and another injured after their car hit a tree in Jersey City.

The accident happened early Saturday morning on Route 440.

Crews say the car crashed into a tree, throwing both teens from the vehicle.

The passenger of the car, 18-year-old Josue Romero, was killed. The driver, 17-year-old, Joshua Sanchez, suffered broken bones. Sanchez told police a car cut them off, and he sped up to catch up with the vehicle.

The accident is still under investigation.

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