18-year-old arrested in Millard County for DUI and homicide

Published on December 01, 2017 at 10:27AM

Updated

An 18-year old is in custody after a deadly crash in Millard County early Friday morning.

According to the Millard County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a man knocking on doors in the Deseret area trying to get a ride. He told one person that he had been in a crash.

When deputies found the scene of the crash, they found a 15-year old female passenger dead in the vehicle.

The driver, 18-year old George Jakob Schafer, was located and arrested for DUI, automobile homicide, underage consumption of alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident.

The details of the crash are still under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and the Utah Highway Patrol.