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Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Student Mourned After Plainfield Car Crash

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Tyler Devaney of Scotch Plains Credits: Facebook
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Crash occurred at the intersection of Emerson Ave. and E. Second St. Credits: Google Maps
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Eric Hagen, who attended Governor Livingston High School, on Christmas Day. Friends have set up a GoFundMe site to help his family pay for funeral expenses. Credits: GoFundMe
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Flowers and candles left at Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS in memory of Tyler Devaney Credits: Susan Bonnell
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Classmates have shared heartfelt messages for Tyler Devaney, who was a senior at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. Credits: Twitter
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Friends and classmates of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School student Tyler Devaney have taken to Facebook and Twitter to express their grief over his death early Saturday morning.

The posts include links to a WABC-TV story reporting on a deadly car crash in Plainfield that occurred at 6:00 a.m. on Dec. 26. 

WABC-TV and other outlets reported that two males died early Saturday after a silver Honda hit a tree and flipped over near the intersection of Emerson Ave. and East 2nd Street in Plainfield. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The other rider in the car was Eric Hagen of Berkeley Heights. Friends have set up a GoFundMe site to help his family pay for funeral expenses. 

 

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