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Joy-Riding Teens In Fairfax Leads To Death of 14-Year-Old Boy

September 23, 2013 by The Parrish Law Firm

A high-speed chase in Fairfax, VA early Saturday morning has left a Washington, DC boy dead, reports

The accident occurred just before 1 a.m. on Saturday morning, when a Honda Accord, attempting to elude a police officer, crashed into a Toyota Camry, killing a 14-year-old passenger in the Honda.

A Virginia State Trooper saw the Honda Accord driving erratically close to Va. 236 and tried to make a traffic stop. The Honda, driven by a 15-year-old boy from Fairfax, sped away from the police officer’s flashing vehicle lights, getting up to a speed greater than 100 mph.

At the intersection of U.S. 29 and U.S. 50, the Honda ran a red light and collided with a Toyota Camry travelling through a green light. Marquette Bell, the passenger in the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Camry suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Honda fled the accident on foot, but was quickly apprehended by police. He faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, eluding police, felony hit and run and driving without a license.

We will keep you updated as this story unfolds.

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