Because of conflicting witness accounts, police are holding off charges against the driver of a pickup truck who ran a stop sign and plowed into a group of California junior high school girls, killing one and injuring four others, the Associated Press reports. Ceres Police Chief Art de Werk said that the driver, Larry Dale Duke of Ceres, has not been arrested and most likely won't face any possible charges until next week, once the investigation completes. De Werk said police are interviewing 35 witnesses, but continue to look for more reliable on-the-scene witnesses.

"There are a lot of rumors, disinformation,...

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