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UPDATE-15-Year-Old Paterson Girl Killed in I-80 Crash

Elmwood Park

NJ State Police are investigating a crash that killed a teenaged girl on I-80 in Paterson Sunday night.

State police say the crash happened on I-80 in Elmwood Park when a car driven by a 33-year-old Paterson woman struck a concrete divider at milepost 60.8.

According to police, the car spun around and was then struck head-on by an SUV.

The passenger in the car, Kayla Liriano, 15, of Paterson, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was hospitalized with serious injuries, while the SUV driver was treated for minor injuries.

Both vehicles were traveling westbound when the crash occurred.