Authorities identify driver killed in crash on Route 22

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A 39-year-old Elizabeth man has been identified as the driver killed in a crash on Route 22 in Hillside early Monday morning.

Officials say that Uzodimma Oguh was driving a black 2007 BMW when he struck the back of a tractor-trailer that was trying to turn into a McDonald’s parking lot off the highway.

Oguh was pronounced dead at the scene.

Route 22 East was closed for a time in the area but has since been reopened.

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