Megan Blong, Amanda Geiger, Shana Lawler and Angela

On Tuesday April 6th, 1999, the communities of Kill Devil Hills, NC and Burlington County NJ were shattered by a terrible car crash. A drunken driver with a previous history of drunk driving arrests ran a red light in Kill Devil Hills and slammed into a car carrying five teenagers. One of the teens lived in NC, the other four had come from Burlington County, NJ, to visit. The teenagers Megan Blong, Amanda Geiger, Shana Lawler, and Angela McGrady all died as a result of the crash. Mike Horner received serious injuries, but survived. The drunken driver received minor injuries and was charged with DWI and other offenses.