Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of West New York Man on NJ Turnpike

Edwin A. Castaneda of West New York passed away in motorcycle crash

Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of West New York Man on NJ Turnpike

Hudson County, NJ – A heartbreaking incident unfolded in Secaucus on Sunday evening when a motorcycle crash claimed the life of a West New York resident.

NJ State Police Detective I Jeffrey Lebron confirmed that the fatal collision took place at 7:32 p.m. on the NJ Turnpike ramp at mile marker 112.4. Initial investigations have pointed towards a southbound Harley-Davidson motorcycle colliding with a concrete barrier.

The devastating impact resulted in the death of the motorcycle’s driver, identified as 32-year-old Edwin A. Castaneda of West New York. The cause of the collision remains under investigation, with Detective Lebron assuring the public that the authorities are putting in rigorous efforts to ascertain the circumstances leading to the tragic event.

The loss of Edwin A. Castaneda has left a void in the hearts of the community. As the details of the accident continue to come to light, residents join together in mourning and offering condolences to the Castaneda family.

We urge readers to exercise caution on the roads and extend our deepest sympathies to the bereaved family during this challenging time.


  1. I drove past this accident right after it happened. All I can say as a fellow motorcycle rider is that that will stick with me for the rest of my life. RIP

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