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Friends and family attend a during funeral service for Brittney Walsh at the R. Boyd/Spencer Funeral Home in Babylon. The Lindenhurst teen was killed after she was rear-ended by a Babylon man accused of drunken driving. (June 29, 2012)

Lindenhurst teen killed by alleged drunken driver

Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst, was killed when her vehicle was struck from behind by a 2004 Nissan driven by Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, who Suffolk County police said was driving while drunk.

Tom and Cheryl Walsh, parents of Brittney Walsh,
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Tom and Cheryl Walsh, parents of Brittney Walsh, at Riverhead Criminal Court after charges were upgraded to murder against Michael Grasing, who prosecutors said had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit. (July 18, 2012)

Friends and family attend a during funeral service
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Friends and family attend a during funeral service for Brittney Walsh at the R. Boyd/Spencer Funeral Home in Babylon. The Lindenhurst teen was killed after she was rear-ended by a Babylon man accused of drunken driving. (June 29, 2012)

Friends and family attend a funeral service for
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Friends and family attend a funeral service for Brittney Walsh at the R. Boyd/Spencer Funeral Home in Babylon. The Lindenhurst teen had graduated from high school just two days before the crash. (June 29, 2012)

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Gathering at Breslau Cemetery in Lindenhurst, friends and
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Gathering at Breslau Cemetery in Lindenhurst, friends and family stand near the grave site for Brittney Walsh, who was killed in an accident in Lindenhurst last week. (June 29, 2012)

Friends and family console each other during a
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Friends and family console each other during a funeral service for Brittney Walsh at Breslau Cemetery. (June 29, 2012)

Friends and family attend a funeral service for
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Friends and family attend a funeral service for Brittney Walsh at Breslau Cemetery in Lindenhurst. (June 29, 2012)

Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, whose blood-alcohol level
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Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, whose blood-alcohol level registered at 0.30 percent, according to police, pleaded not guilty to driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. (June 28, 2012)

The father of Michael Grasing, 31, far right,
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The father of Michael Grasing, 31, far right, leaves Central Islip Criminal Court with family members, after bail was set for $100,000 for his son who's charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he was involved in a crash that killed 18-year-old Brittney Walsh, 18, in Lindenhurst. (June 27, 2012)

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Relatives of Michael Grasing, 31, leave Central Islip
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Relatives of Michael Grasing, 31, leave Central Islip Criminal Court after bail was set for $100,000 for Grasing, who's charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he was involved in a crash that killed 18-year-old Brittney Walsh, 18, in Lindenhurst. (June 27, 2012)

Michael Grasing, 31, is led out of Third
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Michael Grasing, 31, is led out of Third Precinct in Bay Shore for arraignment. Grasing was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after he crashed into a car in Lindenhurst, killing recent high school graduate Brittney Walsh, 18, police said. (June 27, 2012)

Michael Grasing, 31, is led out of Third
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Michael Grasing, 31, is led out of Third Precinct in Bay Shore for arraignment. Grasing was arrested Sunday on suspicion of DWI after he crashed into a car in Lindenhurst, killing Brittney Walsh, 18, police said. (June 27, 2012)

Crime Scene investigators conduct an accident reconstruction at
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Crime Scene investigators conduct an accident reconstruction at the scene of the fatal crash on Montauk Highway at Buena Vista Boulevard in Lindenhurst that left 18-year-old Brittney Walsh of Lindenhurst dead. (June 28, 2012)

Crime Scene investigators reconstruct the accident at the
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Crime Scene investigators reconstruct the accident at the scene of a fatal crash on Montauk Highway at Buena Vista Boulevard in Lindenhurst that left Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst dead. (June 28, 2012)

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An undated photo of Brittney Walsh, who was
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An undated photo of Brittney Walsh, who was killed June 24, 2012 after, police said, she was rear-ended by a drunken driver on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst.

Brittney Walsh, who was killed in a car
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Brittney Walsh, who was killed in a car accident on her way home from work on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst, on her graduation two days before her death. (June 22, 2012)

Two days after graduating from high school, Brittney
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Two days after graduating from high school, Brittney Walsh was killed in a car accident on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst on June 25, 2012.

Tom Walsh holds a photograph of his daughter,
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Tom Walsh holds a photograph of his daughter, Brittney, who police say was killed in a car accident on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst. (June 25, 2012)

Cheryl Walsh talks to reporters about her daughter
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Cheryl Walsh talks to reporters about her daughter Brittney, who was killed in a car accident on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst. (June 25, 2012)

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Police identified Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst, as
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Police identified Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst, as the teen killed when her vehicle was struck from behind by a 2004 Nissan, pictured above, operated by an alleged drunken driver on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst. (June 24, 2012)

Suffolk County police said Brittney Walsh, 18, of
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Suffolk County police said Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst, was killed when Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, hit her vehicle from behind on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst Sunday night. The force of the impact caused the teen's vehicle to overturn, sending it crashing into a utility pole, police said. (June 24, 2012)

Suffolk County police said Brittney Walsh, 18, of
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Suffolk County police said Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst, was killed when Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, hit Walsh's vehicle from behind Sunday night in Lindenhurst. Police said Grasing has been charged with driving while intoxicated and will be arraigned in First District Court in Central Islip at a later date. (June 24, 2012)

Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, was charged with
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Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, was charged with driving while intoxicated after a fatal accident on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst Sunday night which left Brittney Walsh, 18, dead, Suffolk County police said. The Lindenhurst teen's vehicle had a signing saying “Congrats, Grad!” on its side. Walsh had just graduated from Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School on Friday. (June 24, 2012)

The vehicle driven by Brittney Walsh, 18, of
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The vehicle driven by Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst, at the scene of the fatal accident on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst. Walsh, who just graduated from high school last week, died after she was hit from behind by a car driven by Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, Sunday night, police said. (June 24, 2012)

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Suffolk County police said Michael Grasing was driving
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Suffolk County police said Michael Grasing was driving his 2004 Nissan westbound on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst when he struck a vehicle driven by Brittney Walsh, 18, of Lindenhurst. The force of the impact caused Walsh's vehicle to overturn, sending it crashing into a utility pole, police said. (June 24, 2012)

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