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Fatal Collision on Interstate 280 Claims Life of Highland Park Man


By: Richard L. Smith 

A tragic motor vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 280 West, near milepost 3.9 in Roseland Borough resulting in the death of a Highland Park resident.AdThe incident, which happened at approximately 9:25 a.m., involved a Toyota passenger vehicle and a Hino box truck.

According to preliminary investigations, the Toyota, driven by 29-year-old Andrew Hood of Highland Park, lost control and collided with the box truck.

Hood sustained serious injuries from the collision and was promptly transported to a nearby hospital.

Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries at the medical facility.

The crash is currently under investigation by authorities, who have not released further details at this time.