The teen has a previous citation through juvenile court for operating a vehicle without a driver’s license, according to court documents obtained by the Journal-News.
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The teen lost control of the 2013 Tesla she was driving April 28 along Millikin Road and struck a telephone pole, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.
Kaylie Jackson, 17, was a back-seat passenger at the time of the accident, according to Butler County Sheriff’s deputies. She died a few days after the crash.
If convicted, the teen could be sentenced to the Juvenile Detention Center in Columbus until her 21st birthday, according to Butler County Prosecutor Michael Gmoser.
In May, the teen was placed on house arrest. She also was ordered not to have any contact with the victims and their families and she surrendered her driver's license, according to Rob Clevenger, court administrator.