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Two women indicted in connection to deaths of two Gatesville teens

Posted: 4:40 PM, May 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-23 21:41:37Z
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Teens killed in crash

GATESVILLE, TX — Two women were indicted on charges Wednesday connected to the deaths of two Gatesville teens in Coryell County.

Brittany Dian Hallman and Morgan Dian Hallman were indicted on several charges each.

Brittany was indicted for:

  • For tampering/ fabricating physical evidence with the intent to impair.
  • For a false report to police officer/ law enforcement employee.
  • For 10 counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

Morgan was indicted for:

  • For three counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

According to the indictment, Brittany was indicted for contributing alcohol to a minor, intentionally or knowingly destroy or conceal alcoholic containers, with intent to impair its availability as evidence in the investigation or official proceeding.

Brittany was indicted for knowingly making a false statement to a peace officer who was conducting a criminal investigation. She said that she was not present at 408 Cedar Ridge during the time Ethan and Kyle were consuming alcohol on April 26 or 27.

Her bond on this charge was set at $2,000.

Brittney was indicted for the purchase, give or with criminal negligence make available an alcoholic beverage to multiple minors. She was also present when they consumed the alcohol

Her bond on this charge was set at $2,500 for each count.

Ethan Sandell and Kyle Tennison were killed in an accident after a pickup truck crashed into a tree in April.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the accident happened just after 1 a.m. on Cedar Ridge Road north of Old Osage Road in Coryell County.

Officials said that a pickup truck was traveling southbound when the driver of the truck lost control and hit a tree. The three teens in the truck were not wearing seat belts.

Two of the three teens were pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to a hospital for incapacitating injuries.