Driver charged in truck wreck that killed 2 teens

Midday, May 23, 2007

COLUMBIA CTY, Ga.---Charges have been filed in this month's Columbia County pickup truck wreck that killed two young people.

The driver, Brandon Newman, was arrested last night.

The charges include two counts of homicide by motor vehicle, DUI, an open container, and reckless and too fast driving.

Newman has bonded out of jail.

Deputies say Newman's truck ran off Harlem-Grovetown Road and hit a pine tree May 13. That killed his brother, Cameron Newman, and passenger Mallory Jason.

Brandon Newman and a 16-year-old girl were thrown out and spent time in the hospital for injuries.

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