Police are investigating a tragic vehicle accident that occurred in Fairfield on Tuesday, according to officials.
According to a joint statement from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Fairfield Police Department, no one has been charged in connection with the collision.
The following is a statement from prosecutors on the crash:
“On Tuesday, June 14, Marina Prudencio, 51, of Dover sustained fatal injuries in a two-car crash on Passaic Avenue in Fairfield. The preliminary investigation indicates her Chevy Cavalier collided with a Mazda CX5 being driven by another woman. Prudencio was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:06 p.m. [Tuesday]. The driver of the Mazda was transported to Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, where she was treated and released.”
The collision is being investigated by the Fairfield Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force. Anyone with information should call the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crime Task Force tip line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC 1-877-847-7432, according to authorities.