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State Police: Teen charged after driving drunk, killing passenger
SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Madison County teenager is facing DWI and vehicular assault charges after an accident that left and Earlville man dead, according to New York State Police.
Law enforcement officials say that 19-year-old Megan Lee is charged with DWI, criminally negligent homicide and vehicular assault, after being the driver in a fatal accident.
Police say Lee was driving three other individuals in a pick-up truck. The accident took place on North Butler Road in the Town of Smithfield early Thursday morning. They were traveling south when Lee failed to negotiate a curve, went off the roadway and hit a silo.
Police found 25-year-old Corey Stoaddard, of Earlville, dead because of massive head trauma. 21-year-old Spencer Barlett and 21-year-old Dylan McNabb, both of Oneida, were sent to Upstate University Hospital.
Following the accident, Lee, from Bouckville, was located at a residence near the accident scene where she was arrested.