a close-up of a light: The crash is still under investigation, New Jersey State Police said.


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The crash is still being investigated, New Jersey State Police said.

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – A Newark man is dead early Sunday morning after a car accident on the New Jersey State Turnpike.

Newark-born Jose Minaya, 34, was driving south on the turnpike in Ridgefield Park when his car “hit the middle concrete barrier before hitting the right guardrail and tipping over,” New Jersey State Police said. The soldiers responded to the scene at 7:17 a.m.

No other vehicles were involved and the crash is still being investigated, state police said.

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