2 killed in Route 3 crash in Clifton

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) - Two women died and three women were injured in a crash on Route 3 in Clifton.

The crash on the exit ramp Valley Road snarled Friday morning traffic along the busy highway.

The Record newspaper reports Sgt. Michael Bienkowski said two 21-year-old women from East Orange and Elizabeth died in the crash.

A 20-year-old East Orange woman who was driving and two other female passengers were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No names have been released.

Bienkowski says the driver lost control of her car and it hit a utility pole and rolled over.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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