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2 Dead After Crash Caused By Suspected Drunk Driver

UPDATE: The victims have been identified as Juan Menjivar, 35 and Alejandro Hernandez Salgado, 45

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Two men have died after a violent crash this morning in Northwest Dallas.

It happened just after 2 a.m. on Walnut Hill Lane east of Webb Chapel Road.

Police say a Ford Mustang rear-ended another vehicle at a high rate of speed.

The driver of the Mustang was taken to the hospital. The two men in car that was hit were pronounced dead on scene.

No word on how the Mustang driver is doing.

Police say the Mustang driver, identified as 23-year-old Nicklous Mendoza, was under the influence of alcohol. He has been charged with two counts of intoxications manslaughter.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner was called to the scene along with Dallas traffic investigators.


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