Police charge driver after 3 passengers die in Raleigh crash

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Raleigh police have charged a man with the death of three people riding inside his vehicle when it crashed and flipped.

Police say two passengers were ejected from the vehicle early Sunday.

Officers say 22-year-old Jaciel Espino-Montes of Goldsboro was charged with three counts of aggravated felony death by motor vehicle, three counts of aggravated serious injury by motor vehicle and driving while impaired.

A police report says Espino-Montes’s vehicle was carrying six passengers in their teens and 20s when it slammed into a light pole and overturned.

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