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LA man charged with felony DUI

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Police say a man from Tickfaw, Louisiana, is charge with felony DUI following a fatal traffic accident in Pascagoula Friday.

Authorities say 24-year-old Christopher Harper was driving a GMC Yukon when he collided with a Chevrolet Tracker on Highway 90 near the Gautier/Pascagoula border Friday morning.

Police say 53-year old Angelia Laster of Gautier was trapped in the burning Tracker and died shortly before noon.

Her 34-year-old daughter was rescued from the vehicle and taken to the hospital.

Christopher Harper is being held at the Pascagoula City jail on a $300,000 bond.

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