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Man arrested for DUI following fatal Suffolk crash

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 12:17:53-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - A man was arrested for driving while under the influence which contributed to a fatal crash on Saturday.

Police say 54-year-old Rodney Edwards was arrested and charged for driving under the influence of alcohol after one man died and one woman hospitalized after a crash.

60-year-old Walter J. Sculthrorpe was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash, police say.

One woman, that was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, remains hospitalized according to police.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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