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32-Year-Old from Montclair Killed in Fatal Irvington Crash

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IRVINGTON, NJ - Authorities have launched an investigation into a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in Irvington on December 16 involving a 32-year-old motorist from Montclair, who was fatally injured at approximately 10:46 p.m. on Friday.

According to a release issued by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers, they have announced that when Irvington police officers responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 700 block of Springfield Avenue, arriving units observed that two vehicles, a Honda and a BMW had collided.

The driver of the Honda, was found unresponsive and subsequently pronounced dead at the scene, has been identified as Rabbiel Williams, 32, of Montclair, according to Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas S. Fennelly.

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The driver and passenger of the BMW were also injured and were transported to an area hospital where they were treated and released. 

This incident is being investigated by the Essex County Prosecutor's Major Crimes Task Force and the Irvington Police Department. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time, according to Fennelly.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prosecutor's Tips Line at (877) 847-7432.

 

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