2 drivers killed when their cars crash into vacant building in Roselle, New Jersey

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
At least two cars were involved in a crash in Roselle early Saturday morning.

ROSELLE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Two drivers were killed when their cars crashed into a vacant building.

Roselle police say 22-year-old Fabiana Escandon, of Linden, and 64-year-old Oscar Chaviano, of Elizabeth, were traveling in the same direction when the crashes occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday on St. George Avenue near Rivington Street.

Chaviano was pronounced dead at the scene. Escandon was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

Authorities say it appears that both drivers were alone in their vehicles.

It's still not clear what caused the accidents.