Police have identified the victim of a fatal head-on collision in Newton early Saturday as Jose Puzul-Perez of Chelsea.
Puzul-Perez,43, was driving his minivan east on Beacon Street when a 21-year-old male driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee allegedly swerved and hit the van head-on, Police Lieutenant John Bartinelli said. No arrests were made, Bartinelli said.
The crash was near the Mary Baker Eddy Home at 400 Beacon St. at about 6:18 a.m., Bartinelli said. Beacon Street was closed until noon.