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Driver In Crash That Killed Garfield Women Charged With DWI, Death By Auto

At the scene.
At the scene. Photo Credit: Kyle Mazza

PARAMUS, N.J. – The driver in a Route 4 rollover crash in Paramus that killed two Garfield women was charged Monday with two counts of death by auto and DWI, authorities announced.

Jasmine Cruz, 23, also of Garfield, was “operating the vehicle in a reckless manner and intoxicated” when her 2001 Ford Mustang rolled several times off the highway and into the parking lot of the Olive Garden at Bergen Towne Center, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said.

Killed in the 1:09 a.m. crash Sunday were Mariah Gomez, 20, and Jenna DiSclafani, 18, Grewal said.

Injured were Cruz and Kevin A Coiro, 23, the prosecutor said.

All four were ejected from the vehicle, he said.

Cruz remained hospitalized Monday.


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