1 dead, 4 injured, 1 critically after crash on NJ bridge

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LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — An early morning crash on a New Jersey bridge killed one person and injured four others, one critically, police said.

Officers in Linden were called to the scene on North Park Avenue shortly after 3:30 a.m, where they found that both occupants of one car had been ejected on the northern side of the bridge.

A 24-year-old Elizabeth woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a 27-year-old Rahway man was taken to Newark University Hospital in critical condition, police said. The name of the woman killed wasn’t immediately released.

The 21-year-old Harrisburg, Pennsylvania man driving the other vehicle was taken to Trinitas Regional Medical Center along with two of his passengers, police said. All were said to have non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, and anyone with information was asked to call police.

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