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Judge Suspected of Killing 2

A Moscow region judge swerved his Toyota sedan into the wrong lane on a bridge in Ulyanovsk, ramming a VAZ and killing its driver and passenger, Ulyanovsk traffic police said Wednesday, Interfax reported.

Two more VAZ passengers were hospitalized. The 55-year-old judge, whose name was withheld, escaped almost unharmed but may now face up to seven years in prison if charged and convicted over the crash, a police spokesman said.

The incident took place Saturday but was only reported Wednesday.

(MT)


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