Officials: Driver in Fatal Crash Was Shot

Authorities say the driver of a minivan who died after the vehicle crashed into a tree was shot before the accident occurred.
Ocean County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Al Della Fave says the death of William Erazo Osorio has been ruled a homicide. But a cause of death for the 50-year-old Howell Township man has not yet been determined.
Della Fave says a 911 call reporting the crash on East County Line Road in Lakewood came in around 12:05 a.m. Saturday.
Osorio was unconscious when officers arrived and he was taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery. But he was pronounced dead about two hours later.
It's not clear when or why Osorio was shot. He was alone in the vehicle when the crash occurred
No other injuries were reported.

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