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FIRST ON KHQ: Teen Charged With 2 Counts Of Vehicular Homicide In The Death Of Josie & McKenzie

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's office has confirmed that 16-year-old Preston Maher has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide by the juvenile prosecutors office. Last October Maher was driving his two friends, Josie Freier and McKenzie Mott, when he lost control of the car and crashed into a tree, killing the two University High School girls.

Maher had only had his license for about a day when the crash happened. The Sheriff's office tells us Maher is being charged but not arrested because he is not considered a flight risk.

Maher will make a court appearance in juvenile court on Feb. 4th.
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