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Motorcyclist Killed in Paterson Crash


Passaic County officials announced that at approximately 3:22 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, police responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of East 7th Avenue and Wood Street in Paterson. 

Police said the crash involved a 2015 Honda Ruckus motorcycle, that was being operated by Jonathan Medina, 29,  of Paterson, New Jersey, and a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT, that was being operated by a 26-year old male Paterson resident.

Following the crash, Mr. Medina was transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey where he was pronounced deceased at 4:21 p.m.

The driver of the Dodge Caliber was not injured, and provided a valid driver’s license.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or to contact contact the Paterson Police Department at (973) 321-1111.