If convicted, Brandon could be sentenced to the Juvenile Detention Center in Columbus until her 21st birthday, according to Gmoser.
The decision was made to keep charges against Brandon in the juvenile court system because an investigation revealed “no intentional conduct” to raise the severity of the charges, according to Gmoser.
Brandon, as well as two other passengers — Tanner Allford, 17, and Mitchell Foster Jr., 18 — survived the crash.
Text messages about “possible speed and reckless driving” were sent just prior to the crash, according to court documents obtained by the Journal-News.
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