White ribbons will be tied around Newton to honor a 17-year-old high school student who died in a car crash over the weekend.
Alexis Faye, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene after the Mercedes Benz she was riding in veered off the road and overturned Saturday around 5:40 p.m. in Fredon, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele said.
A teen was behind the wheel of the car headed northbound on Route 611,Peele said. He was taken via helicopter along with a 16-year-old female passenger to Morristown Medical Center with serious injuries, Peele said.
Anthony Burke, 17 of Newton -- the driver -- and were taken via helicopter to Morristown Medical Center, Peele said. A fourth occupant, 17, sustained minor injuries, the sergeant said.
Faye's mother, Joan Faye, is a Newton Board of Education member. The accident occurred the day after Newton High School's junior and senior prom.
The crash was under investigation as of Sunday afternoon.
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