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Two dead in DUI-related crash in Northeast Philadelphia, police say

Police are investigating a fatal car accident at Cottman and Torresdale Avenues on early Sunday morning that took two lives.

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One man has been charged with driving under the influence in a fatal accident at Cottman and Torresdale Avenues early Sunday in which two people died.

A Nissan Maxima occupied by four adults was westbound on Cottman about 2:40 a.m. when it was struck by a Chevrolet Malibu on Torresdale. An 18-year-old passenger in the Malibu was killed and the 27-year-old driver was charged with DUI, police said. He was listed in stable condition at JeffersonTorresdale Hospital with unspecified injuries, police said.

Three women in the Maxima — ages 18, 29, and 30 — were transported to Einstein Medical Center. All were listed in either critical or stable condition, police said. A fourth was pronounced dead at the scene. Police did not provide her age.