Red Deer man charged in July crash that killed two teens

An 18-year-old man from central Alberta is facing several dangerous driving charges following a crash this past summer that left two teens dead and three others injured.

The single-vehicle collision happened Friday, July 1 east of Red Deer. Blackfalds RCMP said an 18-year-old man from Penhold and a 16-year-old girl from Springbrook were killed when they were thrown from the vehicle.

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Two other people from the vehicle were taken to Red Deer Regional Hospital with serious injuries. A fifth person, who was not thrown from the vehicle, was taken to hospital and released a short time later.

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Dylan Beauclair of Red Deer is charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing death and two counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

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Beauclair was released on a number of conditions, and is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Court next month.

With files from Caley Ramsay, Global News

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