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Staten Island Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in East Brunswick

By kcora on
East Brunswick

Authorities have identified a 40-year-old Staten Island man who died from injuries sustained in last week's Route 18 crash.

According to police, Friday shortly before 6 a.m., a Nissan Altima and Honda Civic collided on Route 18 at Rues Lane in East Brunswick.

The driver of the Altima, only identified as a 57-year-old from East Brunswick, was injured transported to area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The front-seat passenger in the Altima, later identified as John Asmat, was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead Wednesday, according to authorities.

The driver of the Honda Civic, a 37-year-old from Old Bridge, was unharmed, police added.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (732) 390-6969.