Unborn child dies; driver charged with DWI

July 28, 2013

A pregnant woman lost her unborn child in a head-on collision early Thursday in Dobson.

The driver of the other car has been charged with DWI.

Dennis Angel Jr. faces charges in the crash on Zephyr Road west of Dobson. Mariah Hughes, who was pregnant, was seriously hurt in that wreck.

Angel’s Honda Civic and Hughes’ Mitsubishi Eclipse were driving in opposite directions when the vehicles collided at a combined 100 mph, troopers said. Hughes’ unborn child was killed, according to troopers.

Angel had Xanax and other prescription drugs in his system, troopers said. Angel will face more charges, troopers said.

The crash is still under investigation.