Driver charged in crash that killed 2 St. Paul men

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A crash in St. Paul early Friday left two men dead after leaving a bar where they and the driver were celebrating Valentine's Day, police told The Pioneer Press.
Teng Vang, the driver, was charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide Friday by the Ramsey County District Court, The Pioneer Press reported.
Vang was driving a 1996 Honda Civic when it impacted the back of a parked, unoccupied pickup truck in St. Paul at around 2:30 a.m., police told The Pioneer Press.
The criminal complaint stated that Veng was driving "grossly in excess of the 30 mph limit and on the wrong side of the road," The Pioneer Press reported.
The car's back-seat passengers, Chue Vue and Tou Vue, died at the scene from head injuries, The Star Tribune reported.
The front-seat passengers, Chee Yang, was taken to Regions Hospital and had non-life threatening injuries, St. Paul police Sgt. Paul Paulos told The Star Tribune.
According to the complaint Vang smelled strongly of alcohol and his clothing was covered in blood and he allegedly said "I had about five Bud Light beers, The Star Tribune reported.
Vang was convicted of a misdemeanor of driving while impaired in 2009 and his blood alcohol level was registered at 0.19, the legal driving limit is 0.08., The Pioneer Press reported.

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