Driver Charged in Deadly Accident in Conn. - NECN

Driver Charged in Deadly Accident in Conn.

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    Driver Charged in Deadly Accident in Conn.

    Police in Connecticut have charged a driver they say was racing when he caused a crash that killed two people, including a pregnant woman, and injured five.

    Police say 19-year-old Abdulaziz Yuldoshev, of Hamden, turned himself in Monday and was charged with two counts of first-degree manslaughter in the April crash in Shelton.

    Police say a southbound Mini Cooper with four occupants collided with a northbound Saturn with three occupants.

    Police say the Saturn had pulled into the southbound lane to avoid Yuldoshev's car that was traveling north and racing another vehicle.

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    Two passengers in the Mini Cooper, 18-year-old Shalymar Herrera, of West Haven, and 23-year-old Brianna Torres-Carter, of Bridgeport, died. Torres-Carter was pregnant.

    Yuldoshev posted $50,000 bail pending a court hearing next week. It couldn't be determined if he had a lawyer.

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