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Crash Claims the Life of 2-Year-Old Newark Boy on I-287 in Bedminster

By kcora on
Bedminster Newark

"My family is devastated behind this. He was a happy child and so full of life" a relative of Colby said. 

The toddler killed early Wednesday morning on I-287 in Bedminster has been identified as a 2-year-old Newark boy, according to relatives.

Authorities said, Colby Richardson was pronounced dead at 9:52 Wednesday morning at the scene of the single-vehicle crash on Route I-287 in Bedminster. 

The crash also critically injured the driver  identified by authorities as 42-year-old Keisha Austin and her 13-year-old son.

The family has established a Go Fund Me Page to assist in funeral arrangements:

​The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Our condolences to the family and friend of Colby and the remaining vehicle occupants involved in the crash.

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