IN teen crashes into home, killing two sisters inside

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The Clinton County Sheriff's Office said the teenager was arrested and they have asked the prosecutor to charge her with criminal recklessness resulting in death. If toxicology tests confirm their suspicions, she may also be charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury and operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death.

According to the Clinton County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a residence in the 4900 block of West, County Road 300 North for a report of a vehicle in into a house just before 9:30 p.m.

Two sisters, 17-year-old Haleigh and 9-year-old Callie, were watching television when the vehicle crashed into the house.

The sheriff's office said that there were three teen passengers in the vehicle that killed the in sisters.

According to investigators, three other underage people were in the auto at the time of the crash and were treated for non-life threatening injuries at the scene.

The coroner identified the victims as Haleigh Fullerton, 18, and Callie Fullerton, eight.

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A GoFundMe page set up to raise money in the sisters" honor described them as "beautiful ladies" who "touched every heart they came in contact with'.

Four people were inside at the time, including the homeowners, Dennis and Bridget Fullerton; Bridget, who is 37 years old, was flown to the hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time. The family's son was upstairs at the time, and the father was not home. All five were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver admitted she was speeding, telling police that she was going about 80 miles-per-hour at the time of the crash.

The home has major damage, and local members of the Fullerton's church secured their home.

The prosecutor's office will determine if the 17-year-old driver will face charges as an adult.

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