A teenager pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter charges for his role in a high-speed crash that killed two friends and seriously injured his girlfriend.
Two cars were traveling over 100 mph on State Route 52 on April 4 when one car lost control near Convoy Street and flipped.( Mon Jul 02 21:53:22 PDT 2012 $__output )
The teenage driver, who initially claimed the accelerator stuck moments before the crash, pleaded guilty to two counts at a status conference on Monday.
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Campbell, 16, was a Santana High School student. Foreman, 18, was an El Capitan High School student who friends called "Big Sweat."( Wed Apr 11 20:29:06 PDT 2012 $__output )
A third crash victim, Charlotte McQuillen, 15, was hospitalized with serious injuries she suffered in the crash. The driver in the crash was McQuillen’s boyfriend.
McQuillen's family said the teenager suffered damage to her short-term memory as a result of the crash.
The defendant faces a maximum of 7 years, 4 months in custody. The next court hearing is scheduled for July 16.