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Two killed in alleged drunk driving crash

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Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:56 PM by Zach Correa
Updated: Mar 31, 2014 6:57 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: dedrick matthews, wreck, drunk driving, I-10, mississippi river bridge

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man accused of killing two people in a drunk driving accident on I-10.

38-year-old Dedrick Matthews faces two counts of vehicular homicide and a 2nd DWI among other charges.

Investigators said Matthews rear-ended a car on the Mississippi River Bridge around 2:45 a.m. Two people, 25-year-old Johnny Galmon and 19-year-old Kandace Cox, were killed in the accident.

Detectives said three other people were brought to the hospital following the wreck. Their injuries were not life threatening.

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