Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced today that his Office will not be filing any criminal charges in connection with the December 4, 2015 one vehicle rollover accident in Eureka Township involving students from Lakeville South High School. The rollover occurred after school resulting in the ejection and death of two Lakeville South students, Jacob Christian Flynn, age 17, and John Ashton Price, IV, age 18, who were passengers in the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was a 17-year-old male student who was seriously injured in the crash. A fourth occupant, an 18-year-old male, who was the only individual in the vehicle at the time of the crash who was wearing a seatbelt, was not ejected from the vehicle, and suffered minor injuries.
The investigation into this incident revealed the following facts:
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