By Robin Culverwell

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Prosecutors have charged the driver in Tuesday’s crash that claimed the lives of two men in the Mayfair section of the city.

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Robert Bregenzer, 33, of Knorr Street in Philadelphia, has been arraigned and bail set at $500,000.  He faces a preliminary hearing in two weeks.

Tasha Jamerson, with the Philadelphia district attorney’s office, listed the charges against him:

“DUI, homicide by vehicle while DUI, homicide by vehicle, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person.”

Police say Bregenzer was heading east on St. Vincent Street in a GMC Yukon when he ran a red light at Bustleton Avenue, broadsiding a Honda and killing the two men inside (see previous story).

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The Honda was pushed into traffic and then struck by a Jeep Cherokee.  That driver suffered minor injuries.

Police say a variety of drugs and a syringe were found in Bregenzer’s possession following the crash.

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