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16-year-old driver pleads guilty in crash involving fire truck that killed two teen girls

Posted at 2:25 PM, Nov 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-10 14:25:58-05

A 16-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to juvenile charges in the deaths of two teen passengers who died when she drove an SUV through a red light and collided with a firetruck in Ohio.

Our media partners at the Akron Beacon Journal report the teen told a Summit County Juvenile Court judge Wednesday that she has no memory of the July crash that killed 15-year-old Briyana Hayes and 16-year-old Lashae Johnson. She pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault in a plea deal.

An attorney for the Akron teen says she is remorseful. One of the teens killed was her cousin.
It's unclear what kind of sentence she'll face at a hearing Jan. 2.

The fire truck was headed to training and didn't have its lights or sirens on during the collision.