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Father charged with DWI in deadly crash

A father faces charges for allegedly driving under the influence with two of his sons in his truck, killing one of them in a crash.


North Carolina officials say 45-year-old Richard Altman was speeding when he crashed on Route 218, about 11 miles north of Edenton Saturday. The vehicle flipped, ejecting Altman and one of his sons. 9-year-old Briar James Altman died from his injuries. Richard Altman was flown from the scene to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. His 14-year-old son is back home after going to the hospital.

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