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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Drunken Driving Crash

Man To Face Charges After Lynn Incident

BOSTON – A man was killed and a woman was listed in critical condition after they were struck by an alleged drunken driver in Lynn early Friday morning, police said.

The crash happened on Chatham Street at about 12:50 a.m., according to police. A car driven by Gilbert Figueroa, 47, struck the victims’ Honda and pushed it into an unoccupied parked vehicle, police said.

The man and woman in the Honda were extracted from the vehicle with the Jaws of Life.

The man was taken to Salem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and the woman was listed in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital. Their names have not been released.

Figueroa was arrested and charged with operating under the influence. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Lynn District Court.

Source:  thebostonchannel.com