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Suicidal girl deliberately kills two people as police try to stop her from killing herself

By Mason White 11:31 AM July 3, 2016
Marilee Gardner 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) Two young people were killed as police tried to stop a girl from committing suicide.

Police in Utah, said that the girl disabled the alarm system at her parents’ home in Layton, so she can leave without them knowing.

She then stole her parents’ car and drove off shortly before midnight.

Officer tried pull over 16-year-old Marilee Gardner, when she was spotted driving a car with a garbage can underneath it.

However, she refused to stop. Instead, she sped up at 98 miles per hour and crashed into a car, injuring both people inside.

Gardner then hit another vehicle, a trailer and a fence before trying to flee on foot.

When Gardner was arrested, she told police that she was on her way to her 17-year-old friend, and they planned to take drugs before committing suicide together.

Her friend confirmed their intentions.

According to detectives, Gardner said that she deliberately smashed into the Hyundai when police tried to stop her from committing suicide.

Sadly, Maddison Haan, 20, and her friend, Tyler Christianson, 19, were killed.

Gardner was charged with two counts of murder, leaving the scene of a crash and theft of a vehicle among other charges. She will tried as an adult.