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Officials: 1 person killed, another injured in serious crash in Hawthorne

One person was killed and another injured during a serious crash in Passaic County Monday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Sep 5, 2022, 9:17 PM

Updated 654 days ago

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One person was killed and another injured during a serious crash in Passaic County Monday afternoon.
The crash happened just after 12 p.m. on state Highway 208 in Hawthorne near Goffle Road.
The Hawthorne Fire Department says that one person inside the car was pronounced dead on the scene. Another was taken to the hospital. The extent of that person’s injuries was not immediately known.
Details about the crash have not yet been released, but it appears as if a single car lost control and crashed into a wooded area off the highway.
Dozens of first responders came to the scene to try to rescue the driver.
A portion of the highway was closed for a time but appears to be reopened.


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