Last Updated on October 17, 2023, 7:40 am
One of three fatalities in the Jersey City crash was identified as Dylan Weidenfeld, 26.
Dylan Weidenfeld, a 26-year-old actor, died in a Jersey City crash that claimed three lives on Monday, October 16, 2023. According to several reports, three people were killed and three were injured in a crash early morning on Paterson Plank Road south of Congress Street.
What happened to Dylan Weidenfeld?
He was involved in an accident on Paterson Plank Road south of Congress Street in Jersey City. According to the reports, he was driving a Kia Amanti when it collided with a BMW SUV with five passengers just after 12:45 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2023, at the intersection of Paterson Plank Road, south of Congress Street.
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said he was pronounced dead at the scene along with a female passenger in the back seat of a BMW. A male and a female backseat passenger were transferred to the Jersey City Medical Center, where the injured male passenger succumbed to his injuries and died. Suarez said another backseat passenger, identified as a 19-year-old, is in critical condition at Jersey Medical Center. According to multiple reports, two front seat passengers, including the driver of BMW, received non-life threatening injuries.
An investigation is underway by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit along with the Jersey City Police Department to learn about the circumstances that led to the accident. The identities of other victims killed in the crash have not been released.
The community mourns young actor Dylan Weidenfeld.
Following the deadly crash that claimed three lives, including Dylan’s, the community mourns its cherished members. The community has also expressed its anger over the dangerous stretch of Paterson Plank Road, a hill with a blind curve where accidents happen frequently.
Dylan’s sister, Nicole Weidenfeld, spoke with a local news channel and said,
“I have driven that road. I know, I know it’s not safe. You hear about these things happening, and you get angry because people shouldn’t be dealing with them. People shouldn’t be losing people because of a dangerous road. And then it happens to you.”
Who was Dylan Weidenfeld?
Dylan Weidenfeld was a young actor and singer. He was only 26 years old. His sister Nicole Weidenfeld paid tribute to him in a post on social media with the last picture she took of him with his girlfriend and his niece. She described him as funny, intelligent, and kind. He made everyone smile and was pleased to help anyone who needed it. He appreciated everyone he met and had a heart full of love. He would light up any room he was in. his sudden, untimely death has left a void in the lives of those who loved him.
Obituary and Funeral
His sister shared the sad news of her brother’s passing in a post on social media. The funeral will be held at 261 Dunhums Corner Road on October 17, 2023. Anyone who wishes to pay respects is welcome.
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