Man facing charges in head-on crash that killed two teens in Lexington

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Police say 30-year-old Zachary Smith was arrested on charges of aggravated DUI and driving on a suspended or revoked license.(Fayette Co. Detention Center)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – The other driver involved in a deadly head-on crash in Lexington over the weekend is facing charges.

Police say 30-year-old Zachary Smith was arrested on charges of aggravated DUI and driving on a suspended or revoked license.

Police say the crash happened just before 7:00 p.m. Saturday near Athens Boonesboro Road and Blue Sky Parkway. According to police, Smith crossed the center line and crashed head-on into another vehicle.

We’re told 16-year-old Hailey Nicole Smith and 19-year-old Andrew Lee Smith were pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner says the victims were brother and sister.

According to Smith’s arrest citation, he blew a 0.299 on the breathalyzer, which is nearly four times the legal limit.

There’s no word yet if Smith’s charges will be upgraded. He is set to appear in court to arraigned at 1 p.m. on Monday.

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