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Teenager Arrested for Three Deaths

Last updated on Wednesday, August 2, 2006

(DUBOIS COUNTY) - State Police have arrested a Ferdinand teenager in connection with the June 19th crash that killed three teenage girls.

An investigation revealed that 18-year-old Tyler Messmer was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the crash that killed 16-year-old Brittany Atkins, her sister 17-year-old Tiffany Atkins and his sister 16-year-old Sarah Messmer.

Tyler Messmer was taken to the Dubois County Jail and is being held on a $75,000 cash bond.

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