Teen driver charged in fatal crash escaped from juvenile facility
The 17-year-old driver in a crash Monday at 4900 Adams Road has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide by impairment, vehicular assault and driving on a suspended license.
The unidentified driver also had an outstanding juvenile attachment for escaping from a juvenile facility in Memphis on Jan. 11.
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A 15-year-old freshman at Hixson High School, Michael Wolfe, was killed when he was thrown from the pickup when it spun out of control as it rounded a curve on Adams Road and wrapped around a tree.
Authorities said his 17-year-old sister and the driver also were thrown from the vehicle. Wolfe's sister was listed in critical condition.
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