California: girl brain dead, family lining up organ recipients; police charge killer with DUI, not his first…


From LA Times

A 14-year-old victim in a suspected drunk-driving accident early Sunday morning suffered irreversible brain damage and was being kept on life support so doctors could assess whether her organs could be donated, according to Irvine police.
Police identified the victim as Ashton Sweet, a student at Northwood High School.
She was one of four girls, all 14 or 15, riding in Mercedes-Benz driven by one of their fathers around 1:15 a.m. Sunday when it collided with a Toyota pickup near the intersection of Culver Drive and Irvine Boulevard, police said. ….MORE