SUPPLY, NC (WECT) - A teenager faces serious charges after a car accident killed her father.
The N.C. Highway Patrol said Brianna Galloway, 18, was driving on Stone Chimney Road near Highway 211 in Supply around 1:30 a.m. Thursday when she ran off the road and hit a tree.
Galloway's father, Tory Kevin Galloway, was the passenger in the vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt. Galloway was taken to a hospital, treated and released.
Brianna was charged with driving while impaired and felony death by vehicle. She is reportedly from Lumberton and was not familiar with the area at the time of the crash.
Troopers say Brianna told them that she and her father had been drinking at the home of a friend of her father's the night of the crash, though she was not able to say where exactly they were.
Alcohol law enforcement officials are continuing to look for the house to see if anyone else contributed to her underage drinking.
Four hours after the crash, Brianna's blood alcohol content was a .07.
Troopers suspect that the father may have also been intoxicated, and several open cans of alcohol were found around the vehicle.
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