Authorities: Edmond teen high at time of fatal accident | News
EDMOND, Okla. – Authorities have confirmed and Edmond teen who died in a fatal accident last month was high from huffing a can of compressed air, the type used to clean computer keyboards.
Landon Burger, 18, died in a car wreck about a month ago on Conltrane Rd.
His Jeep swerved into a ravine, hit trees and flipped.
Burger played football for Yukon high school before moving to Edmond.
A toxicology report indicates Burger had Difluoro-ethane in his blood at the time of the crash.
It’s a refrigerant commonly used in cans of compressed air.
Authorities said they believe he may have lost consciousness behind the wheel due to extreme intoxication.
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