Police identify teenage victim of Garden State Parkway crash

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BRICK TOWNSHIP -

Police have identified the 15-year-old girl who was killed in a crash on the Garden State Parkway Saturday.

The victim has been identified as Rachel Upright of New Milford, Pennsylvania.

The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. on the northbound side near Brick Township.

Troopers say a Ford Explorer entered the shoulder and struck the back of a parked Hyundai Santa Fe, which then sent the Hyundai into a parked Honda CR-V.

Police say the teen was inside the Hyundai and died at the scene. A 14-year-old boy who was also in that vehicle has serious injuries.

The drivers of the Hyundai and Honda were outside at the time and were not hurt.

The driver of the Ford had minor injuries.

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