Staten Island man dies in Wayne crash after striking utility pole

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A Staten Island man died in a single-car crash in Wayne on Monday night, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said.

Jorge Jaimez Romero, 28, was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan when he veered off the road and hit a utility pole at the intersection of Valley and Ratzer roads, the Prosecutor's Office said. The minivan then spun and hit another utility pole, authorities said.

Police responded at 8:11 p.m. Jaimez Romero was pronounced dead at the scene 15 minutes later.

Further cause of his death is unknown, the Prosecutor's Office said, and the investigation is ongoing.

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This article originally appeared on Staten Island NY man dies in Wayne NJ minivan crash

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