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Sparta Police: Car Versus Building, Early Morning Crash

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SPARTA, NJ – Early Thursday morning, Sparta police responded to a call about a car having crashed into a building.  Police were dispatched to 11 Main Street where they found a 2011 GMC Acadia inside the front of the building, according to Sparta police.

By midday reconstruction of the damaged store front was already well underway.

The Acadia had been driven by 39-year-old Dana Ingoglia of Morristown.  Ingoglia was reportedly hit from behind by Judith Curtin-Howard.  The 46-year-old Ogdensburg resident was driving a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer.

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Ingoglia was trying to turn right into the local business.  Having been struck in the back, the Acadia was pushed into the building.  There was no one in the building and no one was injured, according to police.

Curtin-Howard was ticketed for careless driving, according to police.

Sparta Cpl. Joseph Antonello is investigating with assistance by Cpl. Frank Schomp and Officer Daniel Florio. 

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