A 17-year-old Tennessee girl recently lost her life in a car accident. She was riding as a passenger in a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old woman. Tragically, she was pronounced dead at the car accident scene. Another passenger in the vehicle, an 18-year-old man who was riding in the backseat, was extremely fortunate to survive the incident without injury.
The accident took place when the 18-year-old driver lost control of her car and drove into a telephone pole. After police arrived on scene, they arrested the young driver for various traffic offenses. She was charged with reckless driving and failing to yield with serious death/injury.