A body was found floating in the Passaic River Thursday morning, authorities said.
The man's body was spotted from a portion of Route 21 in Belleville around 8 a.m., Essex County Prosecutor's Office Spokeswoman Katherine Carter said.
Police on scene of a minor motor vehicle crash then reported the body in the river, bringing Nutley and North Arlington fire departments to the scene, initial reports say.
The prosecutor's office is investigating.
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