Teen killed after crashing into Ridgefield, New Jersey restaurant

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Sunday, June 25, 2023
Teen killed after crashing into New Jersey restaurant
A teen was killed after crashing into a restaurant in New Jersey.

RIDGEFIELD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A teen was killed after crashing into a restaurant in New Jersey.

Police say Yusuf Bakmaz, 19, was speeding down Broad Street in Ridgefield last Friday night when he crossed over the center island, Bakmaz then hit another vehicle and a traffic light, and then slammed into Karden Restaurant

Police say Bakmaz's girlfriend was a passenger in the car.

There was moderate damage to the exterior of the restaurant.

She suffered minor injuries.

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