OCEAN TOWNSHIP (Monmouth) —  A Monmouth University student died in a single-car crash early Saturday morning in this township.

Dane M. Fante, 20, of Moorestown, was a passenger in a 2006 Audi AA8 that veered off South Lincoln Avenue at Oakwood Avenue in the Elberon section around 2:40 a.m., Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said.

The car, driven by Jose R. Rivera, 21, of Lyndhurst, hit several objects and a tree, according to the prosecutor.

Fante was pronounced dead at the scene while Rivera was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The incident remained under investigation and no charges have been filed.

According to his Facebook page, Fante was a sophomore at Monmouth.

Gramiccioni asked any witnesses to call his office at 800-533-7443 or Ocean Township Police Sgt. Todd Gregory at 732-531-1800.

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