Two teens are dead in Central Florida after crashing into a suspected drunken driver on Thursday, February 28. Randall Kerley, forty-seven years old, was driving a pickup truck in Osceola County that day, reported the Florida Highway Patrol. Kerley turned left at an intersection in front of an oncoming car. That car hit the right side of Kerley’s truck and burst into flames as it hit another vehicle stopped at the intersection.
Rachel Price, eighteen years old, was the driver of the engulfed car. She also carried a passenger, nineteen-year-old Jamaree Cook. Both were killed on impact. Kerley and the driver of the SUV complained of no injuries. State troopers report that while examining Kerley after the accident he showed signs of impairment. Kerley was then placed under arrest and charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter.
2 teens dead after crash with drunken driver, www.palmbeachpost.com March 1, 2013
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