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UPDATE: Bergen County Man, Juvenile Killed in Route 80 Crash



By: Richard L. Smith 

NJ State Police officials are investigating a crash that killed two people on a highway in Passaic County earlier today. 

According to Sergeant Philip Curry, the crash occurred at 10:04 a.m. in the eastbound  I-80  at exit 53 in Wayne. 

Sergeant Curry said a preliminary investigation revealed that a Honda Odyssey was traveling eastbound on I-80, the Exit 53 ramp (milepost 53.6).

While on the ramp, Sergeant Curry said the Honda traveled off the left side of the ramp and impacted a light pole.

As a result of this crash, the driver, Mr. Robert Csapo, 46, of Lyndhurst and a male juvenile also from Lyndhurst sustained fatal injuries. 

Sergeant Curry said two additional male juveniles sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital. 

State Police closed Exit 53 for approximately 4 hours resulting in moderate traffic congestion. 

The crash remains under investigation.