Driver in deadly hit and run will face trial

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man who crashed his pickup truck into a car, killing a mother and leaving twin boys critically injured will go to trial.

According to witnesses who testified Wednesday, Douglas Crystal had been drinking in the hours before the crash and then crawled out of the window of his truck and ran as a mother lay dying and her 5-year-old sons suffered from injuries.

Police testified in Grand Rapids District Court that Crystal was travelling at least 91 mph in a Ford F-150 around 8:20 p.m. on Sept. 15 before crashing into the Ford Fusion containing 33-year-old Meranda Baguss and her twin sons, Chauncey and Tony.

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