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NC Limousine Driver Charged In Wreck That Killed Philadelphia Newlyweds

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Asheville have charged the driver of a limousine involved in a wreck that killed a Philadelphia couple (See Related Story).

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The Asheville Police Department said Tuesday that 46-year-old Rodney Koon of Asheville is charged with two counts of felony death by motor vehicle and driving while impaired.

Koon is free on a $55,000 unsecured bond. It’s not known whether he has an attorney.

Authorities say 26-year-old Will Reid and his 25-year-old wife, Jamie, died when the town car they were riding in ran off Interstate 26 on Aug. 11 and hit a tree. The Reids were in town for a friend’s wedding.

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