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UPDATE: Authorities ID Teens Killed In Ringwood Crash

The car bounced off a guardrail and slammed head-on into a van in the oncoming lane on Greenwood Lake Turnpike in Ringwood, authorities said. Photo Credit: COURTESY: PIX11 NEWS
The crash occurred around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Greenwood Lake Turnpike. Photo Credit: Googlemaps

UPDATE: Authorities Wednesday night identified the two former Lakeland Regional High School students killed in a crash hours earlier in Ringwood.

Victor Weinpel, 19, of Wanaque, lost control of a 1999 Toyota Corolla after it hit a guardrail on Greenwood Lake Turnpike north of Skyline Drive around 3:15 p.m., authorities said.

The sedan crossed into the oncoming lane and was T-boned by a 2014 Chevy commercial van.

Weinpel and his passenger, a 17-year-old boy from West Milford identified by family and friends as John Carlson, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The van driver, 64-year-old Paul Barker of Ringwood, was taken to St. Joseph's Regional University Hospital with minor injuries, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Ringwood Police Chief Joseph Walker said.

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ALSO SEE: A Mahwah man who fired a gun in his home and then called police to tell them about it was taken for a psychiatric evaluation after a brief standoff Wednesday.

https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/mahwah/police-fire/swat-standoff-mahwah-dispatcher-convinces-man-who-fired-gun-in-home-to-surrender/749484/

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