OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Police in southwest Ohio have charged five friends of a Miami University student killed by a freight train of helping her get drunk.
Nineteen-year-old Beth Speidel of Strongsville walked away from a group of friends and was hit by the train last weekend.
Oxford police say they have filed misdemeanor charges against five Miami students in the alcohol-related death.
Four are accused of permitting underage consumption at private residences. Another student is accused by buying alcohol for Speidel at a tavern.