MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Police have identified the victims in the Jan. 12 fatal crash on Route 22 as Miram Karanoub, 16, of Plainfield, and LTD A. Frederick, 18, also of Plainfield.

Officers responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Route 22 East near the intersection of Parkway at 4:05 a.m, police said. As reported, the vehicle had hit a tree in the center aisle of the roadway and caught fire.

Karanoub was thrown from the vehicle upon impact, according to police. Authorities identified Frederick, the driver, through dental records, police said.

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