Indiana teen dies after sledding into path of car; driver charged with DWI
A southwestern Indiana teen has died after the sled she was riding was struck by a car.
NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP/WDRB) - A southwestern Indiana teen has died after the sled she was riding was struck by a car.
Davis Collier, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday night in Newburgh, east of Evansville.
Police say Collier slid into the roadway. She was a student at Castle High School in Newburgh.
The school posted a tweet Sunday saying that students will assemble in the auditorium "to grieve together and talk with counselors."
Our family is grieving the loss of Davis Collier. The auditorium at CHS will be open at 2:00 today so students can gather to grieve together and talk with counselors.— Castle HS Principal (@CastleHSKnights) January 14, 2018
Police arrested the driver of the car, 20-year-old Galina Witte of Evansville. She is charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction and operating while intoxicated endangering others.
The accident remains under investigation by Newburgh Police.
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