Teenaged show-off wrecks 2 cars in Red Oak


October 11th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

A teenager attempting to impress his friends ended-up wrecking 2 cars Thursday night, in Red Oak. According to Red Oak Police 17-year old Dean Anthony Brooms, of Red Oak, was traveling west in the Plaza Parking lot in the 1600 block of North Broadway at around 8-p.m., and attempting to show-off for a group of nearby teens.

The 2007 Ford Mustang GT owned by Steven Doyle Johnson, of Red Oak, was traveling at a high rate of speed when it went out of control and slammed into a legally parked 1992 Ford Escort station wagon, owned by Marlene Dukes, of Red Oak.

Both vehicles were totaled in the crash, with the loss estimated at $14,300. Brooms was charged with Reckless Driving, Failure to have a valid driver’s license, and interference with officials acts. He was released to the custody of his grandmother.