Driver Pleads Guilty To Crash That Killed Soccer Star's Sister
A disqualified drug-driver has admitted to causing the death of Bor Mabil in a high-speed crash that left three others injured in January.
Mabil, 19, was killed when the car she was a passenger in crashed into a fence at Andrews Farm, in Adelaide's north.
The crash happened just hours before her brother, Socceroo Awer Mabil, took to the field for Australia in the Asia Cup quarter-finals.
Akol Akol appeared in the Adelaide Magistrates Court via video link on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving. He also admitted to being under the influence of MDMA, drink driving, and driving while disqualified.
CCTV captured the high-speed smash, which shows the luxury Audi career into a fence of a suburban home at around 12.30am on January 26. The car was a gift to Mabil from her soccer star older brother.
Police allege Akol was street racing with another car in the lead up to the crash.
The driver of that car, Alakiir Deng, didn't enter a plea, but her lawyer indicated she intends to fight the charges.
Deng remains on bail and didn't make any comment as she left the court with supporters. She'll appear in court again in November.
Akol will be sentenced in October.
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