Sleeping teen girl killed after truck drives through house in Montana

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MISSOULA, MT (CNN) – A Montana man faces felony charges after crashing a pickup truck into a house, killing a teen girl sleeping inside.

Early Friday morning,15-year-old Erin Howk died before arriving at the hospital.

Jared Parsons, 31, is being held without bond on charges of vehicular negligent homicide, failure to remain at the scene of an accident, and driving with a suspended license.

Authorities believe alcohol and speeding were a factor in the incident.

The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating.

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