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Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2, Injures 1 On Garden State Parkway In Paramus, State Police Say

Two people were killed and one person was injured in a wrong-way crash on the Garden State Parkway overnight in Paramus, authorities confirmed.

New Jersey State Police.

New Jersey State Police.

Photo Credit: BACKGROUND: Kyle Mazza for DAILY VOICE (file) / NJSP

Diana J. Cruz, 38, of Newark, was heading north in the southbound lanes of the Parkway when she struck a Toyota SUV head-on just before 2:30 a.m. at milepost 163.4 on Friday, July 5, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said.

Both Cruz and the Toyota driver, Sunday T. Ogundare, 55, of Newark, were killed, Lebron said. A passenger in the Toyota, a 20-year-old Pompton Plains woman, was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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