At 2:50 pm on a sunny afternoon in Kill Devil Hills, NC, a repeat drunk driver ran a red light and crashed into a car carrying five high school students. One student, Michael Horner, suffered serious injuries. The other four students, Megan Blong, Amanda Geiger, Angela McGrady and Shana Lawler, were killed. The drunk driver incurred minor injuries.
A jury convicted the driver of four counts of second-degree murder and one count of assault with a deadly weapon. She was sentenced to a minimum of 60 years in prison.