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UPDATE: Bloomfield Motorcyclist Killed After Crashing into Car in Glen Ridge

Glen Ridge

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office detectives  are investigating the cause of a crash that killed a Bloomfield resident Tuesday afternoon. 

It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and High Street in Glen Ridge.

Emergency responders arrived and found Mr. Jordan Mayrants, 22, of Bloomfield, ejected from his Yamaha motorcycle after he reportedly slammed into the rear of an Audi. 

Mayrantz was rushed to University Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead around 4:44 p.m. 

The driver of the Audi stayed at the scene and was not charged. Witnesses at the scene said speed appeared to be a factor of in the collision. 

No other injuries were reported.