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Published September 15, 2012, 10:08 AM

Kentucky man faces manslaughter charges for North Dakota crash

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — A Kentucky National Guard member is facing manslaughter charges after the car he was driving crashed in North Dakota and two fellow guard members were killed.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — A Kentucky National Guard member is facing manslaughter charges after the car he was driving crashed in North Dakota and two fellow guard members were killed.

Prosecutors say 23-year-old Christopher Brandt, of Kentucky, was driving recklessly at high speeds when his car crashed into a tree and rolled over late Wednesday or early Thursday in Devils Lake, N.D. Thirty-one-year-old Ronald Forsyth and 23-year-old Jason Burnette were killed. Brandt and 23-year-old David Duncan were injured. Both were treated and released from a local hospital.

All four were members of the Kentucky National Guard undergoing military engineering training at Camp Grafton, near Devils Lake.

The Jamestown Sun reports that Brandt faces two counts of manslaughter and a count of reckless endangerment.

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