MASON - The teenager driving a car in which two other teens were killed and another critically injured was brought before a judge in Ingham County today. 17-year-old Brett Johnson was arraigned on three felony charges Monday afternoon: 2 counts of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death, and one count of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing serious injury.
Prosecutor's say that Johnson had been drinking before he lost control of the car he was driving at about 2 o'clock Sunday morning along Hagadorn road in Meridian Township. 2 passengers in the car, Taylyr Cochran, 18, and Holly Bossenberry, 17, were killed in the accident. A third passenger, Anthony Harris, remains hospitalized. 5 teenagers in total were in the car. 4 were students at Holt High School, and one was a recent graduate.
Johnson was released after arraignment on a $15,000 bond.
Tuesday night at 6:30pm a candlelight vigil will be held for the accident victims at Veteran's Memorial Park behind the Delhi Township offices at Aurelius and Holt Roads.