Driver rejects plea deal in teen's death

8:30 AM, Oct 4, 2012   |    comments
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ST. PAUL, Minn. - The driver accused of hitting and killing a 16-year-old girl outside of Harding High School last July has rejected a plea deal with prosecutors. Carlos Viveros-Colorado will stand trial November 5.

Police say he lost control of his SUV while making a left turn from 3rd Street to Hazelwood Street on July 5. The vehicle struck Clarisse Grime who was sitting on a grassy area with her boyfriend, Eduardo Vasquez-Torres. He was injured in the crash.

Viveros-Colorado faces several charges including criminal vehicular homicide.

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