Sam Ellis Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter
The teenage driver involved in a fatal crash last summer that killed two of his friends pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter on Friday.
Sam Ellis, 19, was scheduled to face trial today, April 11.
The fatal crash happened on June 25 in the 13800 block of Dufief Mill Road in North Potomac.
According to police, speed and alcohol were factors in the crash. Calvin Li and Alexander Murk, both 18, died from their injuries in the crash.
Ellis, a former Wootton High School quarterback, is scheduled to be sentenced on June 3rd, according to online court records.