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Driver charged after crash that killed passenger

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AURORA, IN (FOX19) -

An Aurora, Ind. man is facing charges in a crash that killed his passenger in November of 2012.

Aric Shinkle was charged Thursday, Feb. 7 with Operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death with a schedule I controlled substance, a Class B felony, Operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death with a alcohol concentration of at least .08%, a class C felony, and Reckless homicide, a class C felony.

Investigators say Shinkle crash his truck on Billingsly Drive in Aurora on Nov. 29, killing his passenger, Robert Martin.

Investigators say a chemical test later determined that Shinkle tested positive for alcohol and marijuana.  Shinkle's blood alcohol content was .126%.  The legal limit in Indiana is .08%.

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