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Numerous charges in fatal stolen truck crash

Numerous charges in fatal stolen truck crashA stolen pickup truck and one of two other vehicles are shown after an accident in Saskatoon on Monday May 5, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/CKOM news, Kurtis Doering

SASKATOON - A teenage girl and a 21-year-old woman have been charged with numerous counts in a fatal crash involving a stolen truck in Saskatoon.

Police say a stolen pickup sped through a busy intersection Monday night and hit two other vehicles, including a car that was pushed into the wall of a building.

Two 17-year-olds in the car, a boy and a girl, were killed and a 16-year-old girl was seriously hurt.

The parents of the teens who died have consented to their names being reported — they are Sarah Wensley and James (J.P.) Haughey.

Police say Cheyann Chrystal Peeteetuce, 21, faces 14 charges that include impaired driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

A 17-year-old girl faces three less-serious charges, including possession of stolen property.

The two, who are both from Saskatoon, were appeared in court Wednesday. They will return Thursday for a bail hearing.

(CJWW)

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