• Deputies: 14-year-old crashed car killing mother, sister


    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - A 14-year-old girl was behind the wheel in a crash that killed her mother and younger sister, Polk County deputies said.

    Destiny Ensslin turned into the path of a minivan on US-17 in Homeland on Monday, deputies said.  

    Her 42-year-old mother and 8-year-old sister were killed.

    Investigators said the elderly driver of the van and her husband were injured in the crash, but were expected to make a full recovery.

    Ensslin was hospitalized in critical condition.

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