Maine man charged in crash that killed teenager

Posted Dec. 07, 2009, at 7:09 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A South Portland man is facing manslaughter and driving under the influence charges in connection with the death of a Deering High School student in September.

Twenty-one-year-old Yannick Mulongo was arrested Sunday after he attended a church service in Portland.

Police say Mulongo was driving on Sept. 20 when his vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with another vehicle. The crash killed 18-year-old Guy Kitoko.

The Portland Press Herald says police were awaiting the results of their investigation before filing charges.

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Mulongo is charged with manslaughter, elevated aggravated assault and operating under the influence.

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