Fatal accident blamed on drinking

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Kiln teen is being charged with felony driving under the influence of alcohol causing death. As we first told you via breaking e-mail Thursday evening 17-year-old Dakota Cuevas was killed in a single car accident on McHenry Road near Riceville Road.

Harrison County Sheriff's Department arrested 18-year-old Michael Ladner after he was released from the hospital. Ladner is being held on a $25,000 bond.

A 13-year-old also from the Kiln was air lifted to University of South Alabama Medical Center and is listed in guarded condition.

According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove the vehicle was headed east when the driver ran off the road then over corrected and flipped.

Neither passenger was wearing a seatbelt and were ejected from the car.

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