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2 Passengers Killed in Winthrop Crash ID’d; Driver Faces OUI Charges

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    2 Killed in Winthrop Crash, Driver Facing OUI Charges

    One passenger, a 29-year-old Beverly woman, was pronounced dead on scene. The second passenger, a 28-year-old woman from Winthrop, was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where she was later pronounced dead, according to police.

    (Published Monday, Oct. 7, 2019)

    Authorities on Monday identified two passengers killed in a rollover crash in Winthrop, Massachusetts over the weekend, as well as the driver, who is charged with driving under the influence.

    Massachusetts State Police identified the victims as Kathryn J. Adelstein, 28, of Winthrop, and Madeline L. Lund, 29, of Beverly.

    Police also identified the driver as John Fannin, 30, of Winthrop. He is charged with two counts of motor vehicle homicide and operating under the influence of liquor.

    Fannin was expected to be arraigned Monday at East Boston District Court.

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    Fannin was allegedly operating under the influence of alcohol when the coupe convertible he was driving was involved in a rollover crash in Winthrop, killing both of his passengers, officials say.

    The flipped Mitsubishi Eclipse was resting on its roof at Winthrop Shore Drive near Neptune Avenue after the crash was reported to Massachusetts State Police around 3 p.m. Sunday.

    A preliminary investigation reveals the vehicle, with three people inside, struck a parked 2013 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which was unoccupied, police said.

     that you don't want to see on a Sunday, or any day for that matter."

    Lund was pronounced dead on scene. Adelstein was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where she was later pronounced dead, according to police.

    The driver was also taken to Mass. General with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

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