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Man indicted in deaths of Ga. family

5 years ago December 17, 2009 Dec 17, 2009 Thursday, December 17 2009 Thursday, December 17, 2009 6:16:33 AM CST in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

A Baton Rouge man has been indicted on five counts of vehicular homicide in a fiery Interstate 10 crash that killed five members of a Georgia family.

A grand jury indicted Dwayne Leggett and believe he was "under the influence of alcoholic beverages" at the time of the wreck.

State police say Leggett was driving a pickup truck that hit the rear of another pickup that burst into flames upon impact, inflicting third-degree burns on all five members the family inside the cab.

Two-year-old Alondra Brionca died at the scene. Fifty-four-year-old Maria Barrillos, her daughters,
27-year-old Sonia Gomez Brionca and 35-year-old Jacqueline Gomez and son, 22-year-old Rito Gomez, died days later from their injuries.

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