Monday, August 10, 2020
UMO Student Charged For March Crash That Killed 4

UMO Student Charged For March Crash That Killed 4

One of the UMO students involved in a car crash that left four others dead has now been charged for the deadly wreck.

According to the State Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Tiffany Lee of Gambrills, MD, turned herself in Wednesday afternoon.  Lee was placed into the Wayne County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.  She is charged with:

  • Four counts of Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Two counts of Felony Assault with Serious Injury
  • Failure to Stop at a Duly Erected Stop Sign
  • Driving After Consuming Under 21
  • Overloaded Vehicle (Passengers).

On March 13th, Lee was one of seven University of Mount Olive students inside a vehicle that was struck by a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Highway 55 and Indian Springs Road.  Four fellow students, Madison Mergl of Sayville, NY; Ann Wray of Oakland, NJ; Jett Swetland from Sparta, OH; and Chaney Partrich of Chapin, SC, perished due to the crash.

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  • Birt

    What were blood test results for both drivers – did either have blood alcohol content of 0.08 or higher or was either under influence of other drugs?

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