North Arlington man dies after leaping from car on Route 3 West in East Rutherford

A 27-year-old man died after he jumped from a moving car on Route 3 West in East Rutherford, according to police.



Police say that the incident happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday near the Route 120 turnoff. Responding officers apparently tried to perform CPR on Jorge Torres, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.



Route 3 West was shut down for several hours while authorities investigated the incident.



Police ruled Torres's death a suicide. The driver of the car Torres was traveling in will not face any charges or summonses.


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