Rebekah Paige Monk, 19, of Somerville, was granted youthful offender status in Arab Municipal Court Monday.

Monk had been charged with DUI of alcohol and being a minor in possession of alcohol. She pleaded not guilty on July 8. Her trial was scheduled for this past Monday.

Monk is the woman whose car ran off U.S. 231 and crashed through the Waffle House restaurant in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 1.

On Monday, the judge granted youthful offender status, the prosecutor declined to comment and her file was sealed.

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