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Driver Charged In Fatal Northern Tier Accident

Driver Charged In Fatal Northern Tier Accident

COUDERSPORT, PA (WENY)---A Northern Tier man has been charged with homicide while driving under the influence of alcohol. This comes after the16-year-old passenger in his car was killed while the two were involved in an a car accident last month.

Joey Osborne, 21, of Coudersport is also charged with involuntary manslaughter and careless driving. Police say Osborne was drunk when his car slammed into a utility pole and then flipped onto its roof in the early morning hours of July 16th. A 16-year-old unnamed Coudersport teenager was killed in that accident and pronounced dead on-scene.