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Charges filed in Hamilton drag racing crash that killed teen
HAMILTON, Ohio (WKRC) -- Hamilton Police reveal that drag racing caused the crash that killed 14-year-old Nicole Denney in Hamilton.
Police say a stolen van was also involved in that crash on Mosler Tuesday. It clipped the stolen car that Denney was riding in.
Denney's 16-year old boyfriend, Matthew Rhymer of Hamilton, was behind the wheel of the car, which slammed into a tree. He survived.
He is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, drag racing and driving without a license.
15-year-old Judas Lee Hatfield, the driver of the van, is also charged. Police say he left the scene. Hatfield faces similar charges plus one count of probation violation.