Passaic County officials announced that at approximately 11:57 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to Belmont Avenue near the intersection of John Street in Haledon where two motor vehicles collided.
Police said a Fiat 500 Abarth, being operated by Corrado LaRosa, 49, of Haledon collided with a Nissan Murano operated by Anthony Crespo, 21, of Oakland.
According to police, Mr. LaRosa was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At the time of the crash, police said Mr. LaRosa’s vehicle was also occupied by one passenger, Tina LaRosa, 50, Haledon.
According to police, Ms. LaRosa was transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center following the crash, where she was pronounced deceased at 12:44 a.m.
Police say Mr. Crespo was also transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center where he was treated for minor injuries.
No charges have been filed at this time, but the investigation remains active and ongoing.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org or to contact the Haledon Police Department at (973) 790-4444.