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Lee’s Summit teen accused in crash that killed two of his friends pleads guilty to charges

Collin Carter

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A Lee’s Summit teen who is accused in the crash that killed two of his friends pleaded guilty on Thursday to his charges.

Collin Carter, 18, pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of second-degree assault in connection to the February 1 crash that killed  Nathan Giron, 18, and Courtney (Tanner) Rardin, 18. The three were going to get something to eat after school.

Nathan Giron, 18, and Courtney (Tanner) Rardin, 18.

Nathan Giron, 18, and Courtney (Tanner) Rardin, 18.

Carter’s sentencing has been set for December 15.

The crash  occurred on Pryor Road and the police report says that Carter may have been driving between 80-100 miles per hour when he lost control, fishtailed, skidded into oncoming traffic, and rolled over after colliding with another vehicle.