By CBSNewYork Team

PASSAIC, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Dive crews in Passaic suspended the search for two missing college students believed to have been swept away in flood waters.

Nidhi Rana, a Seton Hall student, and Ayush Rana, a Montclair State student, were together when the remnants of Hurricane Ida hit.

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The students were last seen around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday getting out of their car near a storm drain that empties into the Passaic River.

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Search teams scoured the exact area Friday as the family desperately waiting for updates.

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“My wife, she’s not eating nothing. Very dangerous situation at home. Serious matter,” said Rana’s father.

CBSNewYork Team