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Jury acquits Md. man in hit-and-run that killed 2

Friday - 4/13/2012, 3:18pm  ET

BALTIMORE - A Baltimore jury has acquitted an Anne Arundel County man charged in the hit-and-run deaths of two teenage girls.

The jury deliberated for an hour Friday before finding 29-year-old Reuben Dunn not guilty of vehicular manslaughter in the deaths of 16-year-old Courtney Angeles and 17-year-old Emerald Smith, who were struck and killed as they crossed Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in June.

Dunn's former girlfriend, Kendra Myles, testified that Dunn was driving at the time of the crash, but she switched seats with him and lied to police to protect the father of her children. Myles, who was driving when police stopped the car after the crash, pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact and received a suspended five-year sentence and probation in exchange for her testimony.


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