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Lynchburg, VA – April 23 – A Bedford woman is facing serious charges for drunk driving and manslaughter after allegedly killing two men in a fatal car crash Saturday morning.
The collision took place at approximately 2:00 a.m. and involved two vehicles, a 1997 Ford Explorer and a 2005 Honda Civic, both of which were going at a high rate of speed at the time of impact, reports WDBJ7.com.
John Hawkins, 26, and his passenger, Garry Moore, also 26, proceeded along the 7200 block of Timberlake Road when Amy Phillips, 28, collided with their vehicle. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.
Phillips is now being contained at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond. Her scheduled court appearance has yet to be released.
UPDATE: Sandra Hofstadler has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to DUI when she struck and seriously injured three pedestrians, all family members as they crossed the street,
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