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Driver charged in double fatal wreck

The driver of the vehicle that wrecked on Nov. 9 on Highway 7 near University Avenue, killing two University of Mississippi students, has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI.
Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, of St. Louis, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, of St. Charles, Mo., were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, Arthur Lueking, 21, and passenger, James Connors, 19, both of the St. Louis area, were ejected from the vehicle. Lueking was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis for moderate injuries. Conners was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi where he was treated and released.
At 11 a.m. Friday, Lueking reported before Justice Court Judge Mickey Avent with his attorney in response to a warrant that was issued for his arrest after results from a toxicology screening shows he was under the influence at the time of the wreck. However, OPD is not releasing what the toxicology report shows.
Lueking was charged with two counts of aggravated DUI. His bond was set at $35,000.
Read the Oxford EAGLE for more information. (January 17, 2014, Page 1)

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