15-year-old girl behind the wheel of deadly wreck in Wayne County

PAUPACK TOWNSHIP — Officials say a 15-year-old unlicensed driver was behind the wheel for a deadly crash in Wayne County this past weekend.

The girl is from New York but her father owns a home in Wayne County reports WNEP.

The girl got behind the wheel of her parents car without permission and picked up a 16-year-old friend and four boys for breakfast.

On their way back she lost control of the car and Ryan Lesher, Shamus Digney and Cullen Keffer — sophomores at Council Rock South High School near Philadelphia — were killed.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Read more: WNEP