Woman killed in fatal crash on Routes 1 and 9 in Newark

NEWARK - Authorities are working to determine what caused a fatal crash on Truck Routes 1 and 9 in Newark early this morning. Authorities say it appears Jaynna Colon, of Lyndhurst, was driving the wrong way on the Wilson Street ramp entering the highway when her vehicle struck a tractor-trailer head on.

Police say a 21-year-old female passenger in her car and the truck driver are in stable condition.

Authorities were forced to shut down all southbound lanes near Raymond Boulevard while police conducted an investigation.

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