Man killed when car goes into water in Jersey City - New York News

Man killed when car goes into water in Jersey City

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Jersey City police say a man was killed when the vehicle he apparently was driving plunged into the water near Liberty State Park.

The body of 22-year-old city resident Mark Pych was recovered shortly after authorities responded to the scene of the crash, which occurred at the end of Marin Boulevard. It was reported around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, and members of the New York City Police Department's dive team found the body a short time later.

A witness had reported seeing other people in the car shortly before the crash occurred, but authorities say that proved inaccurate.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Authorities say it's being probed as an accident, not a criminal investigation.

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