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News: Driver goes on trial for fatal street racing crash on Fleur Dr

DES MOINES, IA - According to WHO 13, a 35-year-old male is on trial for allegedly fatally crashing into another vehicle during a street race on the 1700 block of Fleur Dr on Dec. 13.

The defendant was allegedly driving a Genesis north on Fleur Dr in a street race against a 47-year-old male driving a BMW SUV when he crossed into the southbound lanes of traffic and collided with another vehicle.

A 4-year-old boy who was in the vehicle that was struck died in the crash.

Authorities charged the 35-year-old driver with Homicide By Vehicle – Reckless Driving and Homicide By Vehicle – Drag Racing.

The 35-year-old has pled not guilty to those charges. His trial began Wednesday.

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