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East Orange Man Killed in Fatal Motor Vehicle Incident

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Shakur Loyal, 18, of East Orange sustained fatal injuries in a single vehicle crash.

On Monday, April 3rd at approximately 4:25 a.m., Newark Police Officers observed Loyal traveling at a high rate of speed in a Jacquar XF previously reported stolen out of Bridgewater.  Officers attempted to pull Loyal over when he lost control of the vehicle and hit two unoccupied park cars; and sheered a utility pole causing the vehicle to ignite in the vicinity of Irvine Turner Blvd and Clinton Avenue. 

The crash is being investigated by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

The investigation is active and ongoing. No other information is available at this time.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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