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. Copyright 2011 WTVM. All rights reserved.