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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.

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