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Elizabeth Resident Killed in Saturday Morning Accident in Roselle

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Names Released in Saturday Morning Accident in Roselle Credits: Alex Marcantonio
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ROSELLE, NJ - (Update) An Elizabeth resident was one of two victims  in the early morning crash on the 1100 block of St. Georges Ave. in Roselle on Saturday, according to police.

Police said driver Oscar Chaviano, 64, of Elizabeth was behind the wheel of a Subaru Impreza and died at the scene. The other driver Fabiana Escandon, 22, from Linden, was behind the wheel of a Nissan Sentra and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Escandon later died as a result of her injuries.

The Roselle officer was treated at the hospital for an injury to his hand while trying to rescue one of the victims from the burning vehicle. 

 

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