A Minnesota man was attempting to kill himself during a high-speed crash on the highway but instead killed another driver. Now, he has been charged with her murder, police say.
On Sept. 17, 2019, police say Gage Thatcher Stevenson, 16 years old, was driving more than 100 mph in Watertown, South Dakota, when he intentionally crossed over the center line and hit the vehicle of 43-year-old Dawn Meyer.
Officials said Meyer was driving less than 35 mph at the time of the accident.
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While Stevenson survived the crash with serious injuries, authorities said Meyer was pronounced dead at the scene.
Stevenson was taken into custody on Aug. 10 and is being held at the Clay County Jail until he is extradited, authorities said.
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