Teen charged after Friday night fatal crash

A teenager now faces charges after a deadly crash on Friday night.

Posted: Apr. 9, 2018 4:06 PM
Updated: Apr. 9, 2018 6:32 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A teenager now faces charges after a deadly crash on Friday night.

It happened on Hasselburger Avenue near U.S. Highway 41 in northern Vigo County.

Police told us a 17-year-old crossed the center line hitting a car head-on killing 61-year-old Regina Hair.

The teen faces charges of reckless homicide and operating a vehicle under the influence resulting in death.

Police believe drugs and high speeds were factors in the crash.

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