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Drunk Driver Arrested in Deadly Accident on NE Sandy Blvd.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police arrested the driver who crashed head-on into another car at Northeast 105th and Sandy Boulevard on Saturday morning, killing the man behind the wheel.

The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Salvador Garcia.

Investigators say 28-year-old Tyrell Dixon was impaired by alcohol and was speeding as he ran a red light, hitting the passenger-side door of an oncoming vehicle.  He’s charged with manslaughter, driving under the influence of intoxicants, and reckless driving.

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