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6 Face Charges In Drunk Driving Accident That Killed Teen

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Six people are facing criminal charges in a drunk driving accident that claimed the life of a teenage girl, 17, in a head-on car crash in March.

Her friend was also seriously injured in the accident. Authorities say, another teen, 17, was driving drunk when she crossed the median into oncoming traffic. Now, charges are being filed against all the teenagers in the vehicle and the liquor store clerk who sold them the alcohol. The girl is being charged as an adult.

Documents claim the girl was drinking vodka, beer and smoking marjuana on the evening of the fatal crash. She is being charged with nine counts including vehicular homicide along with an attempt to influence a public servant by lying to police about who was driving the vehicle.

During the investigation, there were contradictory statements and information about who was driving the vehicle at the tiem of the accident.