Charges filed in fatal ATV crash involving high school softball standout

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Charges were filed Wednesday in a fatal ATV crash that killed 18-year old Mikayla Focht in Blair County.

Trenton Bilak, 23, is facing several charges for the crash that happened in the early morning hours of April 14, along Knob Road, off of State Route 164 in Greenfield Township. 

The charges include: homicide by vehicle, accidents involving death or personal injury, involuntary manslaughter, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, operation on streets and highways (regarding ATV operation.) He’s also facing reckless driving, careless driving and driving vehicle at safe speed charges.

After his preliminary arraignment, bail was set at $150,000 straight cash. Bilak was unable to post bail.

The investigation continues. 

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