Authorities said a 'drunk' driver who killed an Oregon couple on a motorcycle is undocumented

Mail Online | 9/7/2018 | Maxine Shen For;Associated Press
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A man accused of running a red light while drunk and killing an Oregon couple on a motorcycle is said to have been in the US without documentation.

Eduardo de la Lima Vargas, 39, of Hubbard, Oregon, was arrested and charged with two counts of manslaughter, driving under the influence, reckless driving and recklessly endangering another person, following an incident which occurred in Salem, Oregon, on August 19.

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Authorities said that Vargas was driving a pickup truck and pulling a horse trailer when he ran a red light and hit couple Jessica and Logan Wilson, who were attempting to turn a street corner on their motorcycle.

The Wilsons were taken to the hospital where they were declared dead, the Statesmen Journal reported.

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Police said Vargas' blood alcohol level was above the legal limit when he ran the red light, KGW8 reported.

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement revealed that Vargas is from Mexico and has been living in the US without documentation. They put an immigration hold on him on August 23.

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During his initial court appearance, prosecutors said that Vargas had received a DUI in 2001, but had been allowed to...
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