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WA teen driver admits texting, FaceTiming and Snapchatting leading to crash

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A 17-year-old girl told police she was texting, FaceTiming and Snapchatting on her phone while driving before a crash. (Photo: WSP) A 17-year-old girl told police she was texting, FaceTiming and Snapchatting on her phone while driving before a crash. (Photo: WSP)
Two cars were totaled in the crash. (Photo: WSP) Two cars were totaled in the crash. (Photo: WSP)
BATTLE GROUND, WA (KPTV) -

A Washington teen rolled her car and suffered minor injuries after slamming into the back of another car on SR-503.

Police said she was more than just a little distracted.

The 17-year-old girl told police she was texting, FaceTiming and Snapchatting on her phone while driving before the crash, according to a Washington State Patrol spokesman.

Emergency crews responded to Milepost 13 north of Battle Ground at 11:20 a.m. Friday.

Police said the Amboy teen, who is not being identified, was heading north on the highway in a 2012 Kia Rio SX when she approached traffic that had stopped for a driver turning into a private driveway.

A 52-year-old woman in a 2013 Kia Rio told police she was slowing down when saw the teen's car approaching at a high rate of speed and attempted to move to the right.

The woman's car was hit on the left rear corner and forced into a ditch. The teen's car rolled and came to rest on its top.

Both cars were totaled, according to a police report.

The teen was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police said the woman was not hurt.

They were both wearing seatbelts.

The teen is facing the charge of reckless driving.

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