Fatality accident

Washington County sheriff's deputies, along with Arlington, Blair and Kennard fire and rescue units, responded to a rollover accident July 5 on County Road 18 just west of County Road 23. Heidy Martinez, 14, of Blair was killed in the crash.

A Blair teen who was the driver in a rollover crash that killed a 14-year-old Blair girl accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County Juvenile Court.

Dylan Maguire, who was 14 at the time of the crash, admitted to motor vehicle homicide, a Class 3A felony; and reckless driving, a Class 3 misdemeanor. As part of the plea agreement, three other counts were dismissed.

Judge Stephanie Hansen ordered a predisposition investigation. Disposition is set for April 10.

Heidy Martinez

Heidy Martinez

Heidy Martinez died July 5 when Maguire lost control of a Chevrolet SUV on a farm field road, entered a corn field on the east side of the road and rolled. The accident happened on County Road 18, a half-mile west of County Road 23.

Maguire and four others were injured. Only one occupant of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

Makayla Maguire, Dylan's mother who was not in the vehicle at the time of the crash, was also charged. She faces six counts of negligent child abuse, a Class 1 misdemeanor; contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a Class 1 misdemeanor; and acts declared unlawful, a Class 3 misdemeanor.

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