Report: Driver in student death at 3 times legal limit

Garrett Prince (Raleigh Police Department)

January 31, 2012 2:30:45 PM PST
There are new details about the crash that killed a Millbrook High School student earlier this month in a suspected drunk driving crash.

A toxicology report released Monday says 17-year-old Elizabeth Molloy was legally drunk at the time of her death and so was the driver.

Molloy died Jan. 7 when the Jeep Grand Cherokee she was riding in went out of control in the 6700-block of Rainwater Road in Raleigh and crashed into a tree.

The driver, 16-year-old Garrett Prince, has been charged with felony death by motor vehicle and DWI. A report released by the medical examiner Tuesday shows his blood alcohol level tested after the wreck was .29. You're considered legally drunk in North Carolina at .08.

According to a crash report, Prince was going at least 75 miles per hour in a 30 mph residential zone when the accident happened. Prince was hurt, but survived the wreck.

ALE officials have also charged 21-year-old Anthony Du Juan Geter.

According to arrest warrants obtained by ABC11, Geter helped four minors buy two 1.75-liter containers of Bacardi Dragon Berry from the Sandy Forks ABC store Jan. 7. Two of those minors were Prince and Molloy.

Geter was charged with four counts of aid and abet after purchasing spirituous liquor.

Last week, 17-year-old Samantha M. McKinney was charged with one count of underage purchase of spirituous liquor for allegedly helping to buy the alcohol.

Hannah R. Smith, 18, of Hawksmoor Drive, Raleigh, was charged with two counts of aid and abet after she allegedly hosted an underage party Prince and Malloy attended. Her parents are not facing any charges.

Authorities say that a 15-year-old girl also helped buy the alcohol and could face disciplinary action in juvenile court.

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