Authorities identify second fatality in bus crash

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities have identified the second person who was killed in a crash involving two NJ transit busses in Newark on Friday, Aug. 19. The victim has been identified as Jesy Garcia, 49, of Newark. Garcia had been transported to University Hospital after the crash, where she was pronounced dead several hours later.

This incident remains under investigation by detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Crash and Fire Investigation, according to Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas S. Fennelly. Anyone with information is asked to call the Prosecutor’s Tips Line at 877-847-7432.

No further information is available at this time.