"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: http://dm.gofund.me/ongup4
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.