LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a husband and wife were killed when their car was hit by another vehicle that ran a red light during a police chase.
Police spokesman Lt. John Romero says officers began chasing a Prism driven by 27-year-old Jorge Alberto Molina of Culver City after it ran a red light around midnight Friday.
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Romero says Molina sped through another red light at the Florence and Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles and struck a car carrying 50-year-old Demetria Dorsey and her husband, 54-year-old Kelvin Dorsey.
The Los Angeles couple, who had been going home from a New Year’s party, were killed.
Police accused Molina of driving under the influence of alcohol and he was booked on two counts of murder.
Romero says it’s not clear if he was aware police were after him.
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