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UPDATE: Fatal Collision on Route 185 in Jersey City Under Investigation

Jersey City

By: Richard L. Smith 

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced an ongoing investigation into a tragic motor vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a woman on Saturday, February 3.AdThe Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are jointly conducting the investigation.

The incident occurred around 12:20 a.m. on Route 185 near the Linden Avenue East intersection in Jersey City.

Officers who arrived at the scene found a 2019 Nissan passenger vehicle that had crashed into the rear of a parked and unoccupied tractor-trailer.

Three women were involved in the accident. The driver, a 28-year-old woman from Staten Island, and one passenger, a 27-year-old woman from Old Bridge, were transported to the Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) by Emergency Medical Services.

Both sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were later released.Ad However, the second passenger, identified as 31-year-old Stephanie Weymouth from Bayonne, was pronounced dead shortly after 1:00 a.m.

As of now, no arrests have been made in relation to this fatal collision.

The authorities are actively seeking information from the public to aid in their investigation.

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office encourages anyone with relevant information to contact them at 201-915-1345 

All provided information will be kept confidential.