Dominic Wolfgang to stand trial in fatal Presque Isle crash

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A man accused of killing a teen while driving under the influence is expected to stand trial Monday afternoon.

Dominic N. Wolfgang, 21, is charged with homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence after he crashed his car into a tree at Presque Isle State Park in June 2015.

Brandon Russell, 17, a passenger, was killed in the crash.

The crash happened near the entrance of Beach 6.

Wolfgang was traveling at a high rate of speed — as high as 81 mph — when he crashed, according to police.

The park’s speed limit is 25 mph.

Jury selection began Monday morning. 

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