Man Charged in Street Race That Killed Friend

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    Dave Palmer
    July 28, 2013: This car burst into flames after slamming into a tree. The driver was found stumbling down the road by a neighbor who heard the crash.

    A southern New Jersey man has been charged in a street race that killed his friend over the weekend.

    Twenty-one-year-old Lateef Scarlett of Clayton drowned early Sunday after his 1992 BMW splashed into a pond.

    Deadly Crash: Car Slams Into Tree, Second Car Into Pond

    [PHI] Deadly Crash: Car Slams Into Tree, Second Car Into Pond
    Police investigate a deadly crash in Franklinville, Gloucester County, NJ. Police say one driver drowned after driving into a pond. A second driver crashes into a tree. NBC10's Matt DeLucia has the story.

    John Dingle Jr., also 21 and from Clayton, survived when his 1999 Honda slammed into a tree nearby. He had minor injuries.

    Prosecutors announced Tuesday that he had been charged with disregarding a stop sign, reckless driving, racing on a highway and driving while intoxicated.

    Fiery Crash Sends 1 Car Into Water

    [PHI] Fiery Crash Sends 1 Car Into Water
    One person is dead, another hospitalized after a two-car crash in Franklinville, Gloucester County, New Jersey.

    Dingle did not immediately return a phone message Wednesday.


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