Woman charged with vehicular homicide in teen's death Wednesday

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By Matthew Osborne

  • This 2005 Jeep Cherokee was driven by Cherrie M. Pulido, who is charged with DUI and homicide by vehicle in the death of Carlos Morales on Wednesday morning.
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    Habersham Central High School student Carlos Christo Morales, 17, was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning on Camp Creek Road.
    Morales and two classmates were on their way to school when a 2005 Jeep Cherokee driven by Cherrie M. Pulido, 37, of Mt. Airy, drifted out of her lane near Wilson Road and collided head-on with the vehicle containing the three teens.
    Pulido was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence, failure to maintain lane and homicide by vehicle in the first degree.
    More on this story in the weekend edition of The Northeast Georgian.