The crash happened on I-280 in Newark, near milepost 13.5, at about 4 a.m., when a Chevrolet Silverado collided with a Chrysler passenger vehicle. A Nissan Juke driving behind the Chrysler then collided with the same vehicle before being hit by the front of the Silverado. The impact sent the Nissan and the Chrylser into a nearby curb.
The driver of the Chrysler, 67-year-old Jerome C. Branham, of Newark, was pronounced dead after the crash.
The 21-year-old driver of the Silverado, a Kinnelon resident, sustained moderate injuries in the crash, as did two occupants of the Juke.
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