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Driver charged in fatal crash on McKinley Avenue

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A driver has been charged for a crash in South Bend that killed a man and seriously injured a woman on Saturday, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office.

Anthony Hart, 25, has been charged with causing death when operating a vehicle while intoxicated and causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Investigators say Hart was driving his Ford Fusion at a high rate of speed as it approached the intersection of McKinley and Manchester. The Ford collided with a Nissan Sentra that was attempting to turn northbound onto Manchester, police said.

Adam Wakeman, a passenger in the Sentra, was killed in the crash.

A second passenger in the Sentra was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

A portable breath test showed Hart had a .181 BAC following the crash, reports said.

A blood sample was taken from Hart and those results are pending.

Hart is in jail pending a bail hearing.

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