CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A 20-year-old UNC Charlotte student who died after falling from a moving party bus earlier this month had been drinking, a toxicology report indicates.
According the toxicology report released Tuesday by the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Polly Rogers had alcohol in her system the night when she fell out of an emergency window of a Charlotte party bus May 1.
Rogers had a blood alcohol content of .19, according to the report, more than double the legal limit in the State of North Carolina for anyone 21 and older.
The Mecklenburg County ABC Board is looking into who supplied Rogers with the alcohol.
Chief Michael Crowley said, ""Whoever provided her with alcohol ultimately they will be the ones that we will hold responsible in our investigation."
The ABC Board has already done about 25-30 interviews with people who were on the party bus the night Rogers died. Once their investigation is complete, they'll present their findings to the District Attorney, who will decide if criminal charges will be filed.
Rogers, a special education major was a passenger on the bus, owned by Charlotte Party Charters. The Kappa Sigma fraternity suspended operations of the Kappa Omega chapter at UNCC, following Rogers' death.
Victor Rabb, the owner of Charlotte Party Charters, was cited in the incident. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the party bus was uninsured and had a fake license plate. Rabb also turned the bus over to the NC Highway Patrol, following the accident, for further investigation.