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Man accused of DUI faces automobile homicide charge

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Posted at 8:51 PM, Oct 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-26 22:51:02-04

WOODS CROSS, Utah – Police have arrested a suspected drunken driver who they said caused an accident that killed the suspect’s friend Thursday.

Police officials said David Helm, 47, crashed his Jeep into a parked tow truck near 1500 South and 1450 West Thursday night.

Trent Hansen, 47, was a passenger in the car, and he died of injuries sustained in the crash. Police said Helm was intoxicated, and Helm was booked into the Davis County Jail on one count of automobile homicide.