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Two children killed after auto crashes into Clinton Co

Mink says their 37-year-old mother, Bridget Fullerton, was injured and recovering at an Indianapolis hospital.It was reported at a press conference Thursday afternoon that the driver had tested positive for opiates at the scene, but Mink said they “misspoke” and that the were still waiting on blood and urine tests before determining if the driver was under any influence. Their mom was flown to the hospital with a life-threatening injury, and is now in stable condition. Dennis was not home when it happened.The teen driver faces a preliminary charge of criminal recklessness with a vehicle resulting in death.Investigators say there were three other juveniles in the auto at the time of the crash, treated for non-life threatening injuries at the scene. She could face more serious charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death and operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury if the presence of opioids is confirmed.Bridget Fullerton’s brother, Tim Slaugtherbuck, posted a GoFundMe page to raise funds for the family in their time of need.The crash remains under investigation by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.”My sister and her husband recently lost their two daughters in a horrific tragedy when a vehicle struck their home”, he wrote. “Most of us can not even fathom these set of circumstances”.”This is very traumatic for the county and for everyone involved”, Clinton County sheriff’s Maj.”It’s just hard to swallow”, he said. Investigators are unsure what caused her to lose control of the vehicle and travel 100 feet off the road at the fast speed.Authorities have not yet determined if the suspect who killed the IN sisters will be charged as a juvenile or as an adult.The home has major damage, and local members of the Fullerton’s church secured their home. She is now being held at the Delaware County Correctional Facility.