Unsafe Driving
The number of young people killed in Washington area car crashes has surged in recent weeks.

March 22, 2005: Adam Foote, 17, was killed when the mustang he was riding in slammed into the rear of a dump truck.
Speed Called Factor in Crash Fatal to Teen
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December 21, 2004: John Ward Lender Jr., 18, was killed when he lost control of the car he was driving on eastbound Lovettsville Road and hit a tree.
Loudoun Teenager Loses Control, Dies After Car Hits Tree
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December 3, 2004: Lauren Sausville, 16, was killed when the sport-utility vehicle she was driving flipped on its side and skidded into the back of a stopped car.
Fairfax 16-Year-Old Killed in SUV Crash
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November 13, 2004: Sarkis George Nazarian Jr., 16, was killed when the sport-utility vehicle he was driving slid off Travilah Road and hit a tree.
Teens' Party Raided After Crash
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October 17, 2004: Laura Lynam, 17, was killed when the sport-utility vehicle she was riding in went out of control and rolled over at least two times on Interstate 95.
Va. Teen Killed In I-95 Crash
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David ButlerWednesday, Oct. 13, 2004: David Butler, 15, died when the Saturn he was riding in collided with a Mercedes-Benz in Lanham.
Pr. George's Crash Kills 15-Year-Old
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Jacob Z. Young Monday, Oct. 11, 2004: Jacob Z. Young, 18, and Sara E. Holland, 16, were killed in Prince George's County when Young lost control of the car he was driving and it overturned.
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Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004: Weston Griggs, 17, Vernon Williams Jr., 18, and Marshall Rawlings, 22, were killed when a car Griggs was driving struck a utility pole in Prince William County.
'Horrific' Crash Kills 3 In N.Va.
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Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004: Carlos Brenes and Nelly A. Mursal, both 21, were killed when the car Brenes was driving struck a large sign pole in Montgomery.
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Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004: Nicholas P. Thayer, 17, died when the car he was driving struck another car in Howard County. Natalie Velasco, 3, a passenger in the other vehicle, was also killed.
Md. Teens Had Been Drinking, Police Say
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Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004: Edward Monterroza, 19, and Elmer Martinez, 18, were killed when the car Monterroza was driving when off the road in Montgomery.

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004: Robert Middaugh and Michelle Timchalk, both 17, were killed when Middaugh lost control of the car he was driving in Montgomery.
5 Teens Killed in Weekend of Speed in Montgomery

Alicia BetancourtFriday, Sept. 24, 2004: Alicia Betancourt, 16, was killed when the car she was riding in went off the road in Montgomery County.
Silver Spring Teen, a Budding Artist, Dies in Crash


August 23, 2004: Kevin Anthony Nelson, 18, was killed and two female passengers, both 16, were injured when the sport-utility vehicle he was driving went out of control and overturned near Friendly High School in Prince George's County.
Crash Near School Kills Teen, Hurts 2



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