Monday, July 14, 2003

Teen to be sentenced in crash

By Marie McCain
The Cincinnati Enquirer

WILMINGTON - The driver in a one-car crash last year along Ohio 28 that killed four Goshen High School teenagers is scheduled to be sentenced today in Clinton County Juvenile Court.

The driver, who is not being identified because she is a juvenile, pleaded guilty in May to operating a vehicle under a suspended license and speeding.

She could have her license revoked until she turns 21 or face juvenile detention.

On Aug. 12 six teens in a 1995 Geo Prizmwere traveling east on Ohio 28 in Clark Township. The Goshen High students were heading to Monroe Falls. Four were killed after the car , struck a fencepost, then a tree: Lester Smith, 16, of Loveland; Jennifer McRoberts, 16, of Goshen; Natasha (Tasha) Schnelle, 17, of Pleasant Plain; and Jessie King, 16, of Loveland.

The four, in the back seat, were not wearing seat belts. The driver, from Goshen Township, and a front-seat passenger from Loveland were wearing seat belts.

The front-seat passenger, 17, , is charged with four counts of reckless homicide. Officials say he caused the crash by jerking the steering wheel.



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