17-Year-Old Charged in Fatal OUI Accident

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In June 2009, Kelly McCarron got behind the wheel after she had been drinking, and the resulting car accident took the life of her friend and passenger, 18-year-old Jena Pothier.

According to the Vineyard Gazette, 17-year-old Kelly McCarron has been charged with four counts of motor vehicle homicide, in addition to operating under the influence (OUI) and other charges. Investigators say both speed and alcohol played a role in the fatal car accident, which fortunately did not involve any other vehicles.

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, contact a wrongful death attorney who specializes in representing drunk driving victims and their families.