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Stockbridge man facing OUI charge after fatal crash

April 6, 2015

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A Stockbridge man faces drunken driving and other charges following a weekend crash that killed one of his passengers.

Police say 22-year-old Kyle Bailey was behind the wheel of a vehicle that crashed into a utility pole in Great Barrington on Saturday.

A front seat passenger, 21-year-old Garret Norton, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Another passenger survived.

Police tell The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1GCWVeU ) that Bailey also required hospitalization.

Bailey faces charges including motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence of alcohol, speeding, and possession of an open container of alcohol inside a motor vehicle. He was held on $7,000 bail and it’s unclear when he’ll be arraigned.

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