Two girls killed in high-speed chase; officer charged with negligent homicide

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www.wxxv25.com – Hannah Jacole – 2023-01-05 14:11:18

Brusly And Addis Police At Site Of Deadly Car Crash In West Baton Rouge Parish - Photo: WVLA
investigate scene of the deadly New Year’s Eve crash

A high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle has left two girls dead and another teen in ICU.

The chase began in Baton Rouge and had crossed into Iberville Parish when Addis Police joined the effort. Officer David Cauthron of Addis was traveling over 80 mph on LA 1 when he struck a civilian’s car. Witnesses say Cauthron failed to yield at the redlight where the collision occurred.

Brusly High School students Maggie Dunn, 17, and Caroline Gill, 16, were pronounced dead on the scene. Liam Dunn, 19, was transported to…

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