Teen faces murder charges following fatal accident - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Teen faces murder charges following fatal accident

CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -

Alabama State Troopers will continue a fatal car accident investigation.  A New York teenager is now being charged with murder in Chambers County, Alabama, after a car accident claims the life of a Georgia girl.

Sandy Tiburico, 19,  from Mount Vernon, New York was arrested Thursday.

A preliminary investigation shows the car Tiburico was driving left the roadway north of Lafayette before overturning and hitting a tree.

Authorities believe alcohol was a factor in the accident. 

The 19-year-old girl killed was from Decatur and one of 6 passengers in the SUV.

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