North Carolina woman charged with killing 2 pedestrians

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GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina woman is facing felony charges after two pedestrians were struck and killed.

Gastonia Police say the incident happened shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators say a vehicle traveled onto a sidewalk and struck 61-year-old Charles Henry Love and 31-year-old Keytiada Cooke. Love died at the scene. Cooke died at a local hospital.

Police have charged 24-year-old Katelyn Abernathy with two counts of death by motor vehicle, felony hit and run causing serious injury or death, failure to maintain lane control, driving while intoxicated.

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