Toxicology report: Driver in deadly Ridge crash used marijuana

The results of a toxicology report released today show that the driver in the Ridge crash that killed two teens last month had marijuana in

WOODBURY - The results of a toxicology report released today show that the driver in the Ridge crash that killed two teens last month had marijuana in his system. Thomas Smith, 20, crashed his truck into a tree along William Floyd Parkway on the way home from an amusement park. The force of the crash ejected his two passengers. Smith's girlfriend, 19-year-old Jacqueline Salvador, and their friend, Ryan Baumgartner, 17, were both killed. After the crash, Smith admitted to police that he had smoked marijuana and taken prescription muscle relaxants, police said. However, the toxicology report did not turn up any controlled substances, only marijuana, according to officials. The level of marijuana in his system was "consistent with recent use," the report says. Smith has been charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, a misdemeanor.Family, friends pay tribute to teens killed in Ridge DUI crashProsecutors: Drugged driving suspect smoked pot, took pillsPolice: Driver arrested for crash that killed 2 teens

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