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Drunk driver indicted for teen's death
Report finds alcohol, drugs in Tate's system
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Alcohol and drugs have been listed as contributing factors in the indictment of a local man on vehicular homicide charges for the death of 17-year-old Warren County High School senior Caitlyn Talley.The alleged drunk driver, Cory Forrest Tate, 22, was indicted by the Warren County grand jury on two counts of vehicular homicide, and single counts of DUI and reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon.According to prosecuting state trooper Rodney Whiles, Tate is charged twice for Talley’s death. The first count is vehicular homicide by intoxication with the lawman saying there was evidence of both drugs and alcohol in Tate’s system. The second count, vehicular homicide by recklessness, claims Tate was driving in an unsafe manner when he failed to negotiate a curve on Spencer Highway (Highway 30) causing his Chevy Z71 pickup to crash and overturn.