Woman killed in auto accident

A woman driving the wrong way on the Wilson St. ramp of Rts. 1 & 9 was killed when her vehicle struck a tractor trailer head on.

Jaynna Colon, 20, of Lyndhurst, was driving her Nissan Sentra on May 18 when at approximately 3:10 a.m., her vehicle was hit. The Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal accident.

Both the driver of the tractor trailer and a 21-year-old female passenger in the Nissan are in stable condition. The investigation was ongoing as of The Observer’s press time.

-Anthony J. Machcinski

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