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Teen Charged In Lunenburg Crash That Killed Passenger

LUNENBURG (CBS) — A teen driver is facing charges following a single-car crash in Lunenburg early Saturday morning that killed one of the passengers.

Police say 19-year-old Joseph Kapp, of Gardner, was drunk when he lost control of the car and crashed into several trees on Hollis Road.

Austin Robbins, 18, of Lunenburg, was killed in the crash. A second passenger, Sean McNiff, 19, of Lunenburg, was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police say Kapp was not injured in the crash. He was arrested and faces multiple drunken driving charges and one charge of motor vehicle homicide.

He is being held on $10,000 bail and is due in court on Monday.

A small vigil was held for Robbins at the crash site Saturday evening.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.

Source: CBS Local