Lakeville: South Shore woman charged in deadly crash

A Middleboro woman is facing drunk driving and vehicular homicide charges in an accident that killed a local teenager.

The crash happened on Rte. 44 near Harding St. in Lakeville shortly after 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

Police found a car and a pickup truck overturned in the middle of the road.

The driver of the car, 18-year-old Monica Demello, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck, 23-year-old Kathleen Allen, is facing charges including vehicular homicide and O.U.I.

She is scheduled to appear in Wareham District Court on Monday.

A female passenger in the truck was flown to a Boston hospital in unknown condition.

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