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Police: Driver Gives Passengers Chilling Message Before OUI Crash

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    Police say 24-year-old Jorden Perry was drunk and speeding down a Massachusetts road when he turned to his passengers and said they were all going to die together. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016)

    Police say a driver was drunk and speeding down a Massachusetts road when he turned to his passengers and said they were all going to die together.

    The crash happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday on Cranberry Road, a winding street in the woods of Myles Standish State Park in Carver.

    The car careened into a large rock narrowly missing a metal gate and trees. Incredibly, none of the four people in the car were seriously injured.

    "It was a Chevy Camaro," said Dan Jimenez, an assistant district attorney for Plymouth County. "It was on the opposite side of a metal gate. It had heavy front-end damage with the bags deployed."

    According to prosecutors, 24-year-old Jorden Perry of Wareham was coming back from a party when the crash happened. Troopers said Perry admitted to taking several shots of alcohol an hour or so before the impact.

    Perry's blood alcohol content was measured at more than double the legal limit.

    "While speaking with the defendant, [troopers] observed his eyes to be glossy, bloodshot red," said Jimenez. "His speech was slurred and he had a strong alcohol beverage coming from his breath."

    The defense attorney said Perry doesn't remember the crash or what he may or may not have said in the car.

    The charges against Perry include operating under the influence, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding.

    Prosecutors say troopers also found throwing knives in Perry's pockets, for which he was charged with possession of a dangerous weapon.

    Perry is being held on $25,000 bail and is due back in court Dec. 19.

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