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Sydney Peffer was 17 when she died in a wreck in Alton. The teenage driver of the car has been charged with murder.
Driver charged with murder in high school student's death

The teenager driving the car in a wreck that killed 17-year-old Sydney Peffer in May has been charged with murder, The Anderson News has confirmed.

The driver’s name has not been released, due to her age, but she will be charged as an adult.

Peffer was ejected from the 2004 Nissan Sentra when it failed to negotiate a curve in Alton and overturned, according to the state police.

Other charges are pending against the driver.