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Man charged in crash that killed Lovington newlyweds

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - A southeastern New Mexico man is facing charges in connection with an April fatal crash that killed a Lovington newlywed couple.
           
The Hobbs News-Sun reports (http://goo.gl/oAUSk1) that 19-year-old Oscar Martinez Zamora of Lovington, New Mexico, was arrested last week on multiple felony charges stemming from the death of Joseph Cole Wier and Tymplaire "Tympe" Wier.
           
According to a criminal complaint, Zamora went through a southeastern New Mexico intersection and stop sign at about 90-91 mph. The complaint says the speed limit at the intersection is 45 mph.
           
Twenty-five-year-old Joseph Cole Wier and 20-year-old Tympe Wier died shortly after being transported to Nor-Lea Hospital.
           
Zamora faces two counts of homicide by vehicle and is being held on a $100,000 bond.
           
It was not known if he had an attorney.
           
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Information from: Hobbs News-Sun, http://www.hobbsnews.com

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