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Providence Man Charged With DUI in Fatal Highway Crash

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    Providence Man Charged With DUI in Fatal Highway Crash

    A Providence man suspected of driving while intoxicated has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal crash on Interstate 95.

    Rhode Island State Police say 31-year-old Anthony Correa fled the scene early Saturday. He was spotted shortly afterward by Providence Police, who detained him.

    Police say Correa was driving at a high rate of speed when his car struck the highway median. A passenger in the car, 35-year-old Jason E. Irizarry of Cranston, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

    Correa has been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs, death resulting, as well as several other charges. Wanted on felony warrants in two cities, he was ordered held until his court appearance. It's unclear if he has an attorney.

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

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