- Associated Press - Monday, July 20, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The N.C. Highway Patrol has filed multiple charges after a head-on collision on Interstate 85 that killed three people.

Lt. Jeff Gordon said Monday that 20-year-old Chandler Michael Kania of Asheboro faces several charges, including driving while impaired, careless and reckless driving and possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21.

The patrol said the Jeep Kania was driving Sunday was traveling north in the southbound lanes of I-85 in Hillsborough when it hit a car with four people inside.

Killed were 49-year-old Felicia Harris of Charlotte, 46-year-old Darlene McGee of Charlotte and 6-year-old Janiece Smith of Brooklyn, New York.

Kania, who was taken to the University of North Carolina Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, is identified by multiple media outlets as a student at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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