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WAYNE TOWNSHIP, NJ (PASSAIC COUNTY) – A man from Wayne died Friday from injuries he sustained in a Wednesday car crash on Ratzer Road, according to a report by the Hackensack Daily Voice.

The accident happened around 5:15 p.m. on Ratzer Road and Garside Avenue in Wayne Township, located in Passaic County.

The victim is Wayne man Antonio R. Cruz, 38, who was driving a gray Honda CRV. The Honda struck a utility pole and seemed to have caused a chain-reaction accident that led to another Honda CRV to crash.

The crash sent Cruz to the hospital, where he died Friday just before 4:30 p.m.

Also injured in the crash were an unnamed youth and Wayne woman Jenelle E. Cruz, 38. They were sent to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Paterson resident Heuris Munoz, 35, was driving the second Honda, which crashed into a utility pole on the opposite side of Ratzer Road.

Munoz was sent to the hospital after the accident and has since been discharged.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident.

The New Jersey car accident attorneys of Brach Eichler Trial Lawyers provide these blog posts to keep our neighbors informed about collisions and accidents across the Garden State. They should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in an accident and someone else is at fault, we would like to discuss your case with you. Contact us today to begin a free, no-obligation consultation.

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