2 killed in Route 3 crash in Clifton

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Two women died and three women were injured in a crash on Route 3 in Clifton.



The crash on the exit ramp Valley Road snarled Friday morning traffic along the busy highway.



The Record newspaper reports Sgt. Michael Bienkowski said two 21-year-old women from East Orange and Elizabeth died in the crash.



A 20-year-old East Orange woman who was driving and two other female passengers were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.



No names have been released.



Bienkowski says the driver lost control of her car and it hit a utility pole and rolled over.



The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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