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Driver Charged in Fatal Crash

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Yakima, WA - Francisco Flores has been charged, even though says, the accident wasn't his fault.  The crash occurred in Granger last Thursday, when Flores' car moved into oncoming traffic. Flores says the passenger and victim, his friend Sergio Gomez-Cruz, grabbed the wheel causing the car to swerve.  Flores ran from the scene...and he says he did it because he had beers in the car and was scared.  Flores is being held in the Yakima County Jail..his bail is set at $50,000.