13-Year-Old Girl Killed in Apparent DUI-Related Hit-and-Run

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    A 13-year-old girl died Monday from injuries suffered in an alleged DUI-related hit-and-run Sunday morning in Woodbridge, Virginia, according to Prince William County police. News4's Jackie Bensen reports. (Published Monday, Jul 7, 2014)

    A 13-year-old girl died Monday from injuries suffered in an alleged DUI-related hit-and-run Sunday morning in Woodbridge, Virginia, according to Prince William County police.

    About 1:40 a.m. Sunday, a man drove a Nissan Sentra through a red light on Old Bridge Road near Touchstone Circle and struck a Ford Explorer with four people inside, police said.

    A 13-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl, who were not wearing seatbelts, were thrown from the Ford upon impact.

    The girl, Antoinette Peters of Alexandria, was taken to a nearby hospital where she died Monday, police said.

    The boy, the 46-year-old woman who was driving the Explorer and 19-year-old man in the front passenger seat were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

    The driver of the Sentra fled on foot, but officers found him a short distance away and arrested him, police said. His blood alcohol content was two times the legal limit, police said.

    Duane Brown, 32, from Woodbridge was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash, police said. He faces five charges, including manslaughter, felony hit and run and driving under the influence. He is being held without bond.