News: Police make arrest in crash that killed 2 teens in NW Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – Police said they have made an arrest in connection with a fatal accident in northwest Miami-Dade County on Feb. 13, 2021.

According to WPLG, 36-year-old Stanley Dedieu of Hialeah was charged Tuesday with two counts of vehicular homicide.

Police said Dedieu was speeding in a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck on the night of the crash in the vicinity of Northwest 79th Street and Northwest 18th Avenue.

As the driver of a Mitsubishi Lancer began turning at the intersection, the Silverado crashed into the right of the Mitsubishi, causing it to go airborne and onto a sidewalk before colliding with the concrete wall of a private business.

The 16-year-old driver of the Mitsubishi and 14-year-old passenger, both girls, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said Dedieu was driving 97 miles an hour in a 40 mile an hour zone when the wreck occurred.

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