Teen Enters Guilty Plea In 2012 Fatal Wreck That Killed Classmate

By: WIBW
By: WIBW
Adam Erickson also pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated battery.  In exchange for his plea, a marijuana charge was dropped.

Cameron Johnson

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The teen charged in a fatal accident that killed a classmate pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Monday.

Adam Erickson also pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated battery. In exchange for his plea, a marijuana charge was dropped.

Erickson was 15-years-old when authorities say the car he was driving rolled in the 4500 block of SE 101st Street in October 2012.

Shawnee Heights freshman cross country runner, 14-year-old Cameron Johnson, was killed.

Three other passengers -- Hannah Daugherty, Matthew Randall and Brooke Ginter, all also age 14, were injured.

Erickson is scheduled to be sentenced on July 23.


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