Woman faces upgraded charges for crash that killed 2 boys - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Woman faces upgraded charges for crash that killed 2 boys

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) -

Sparkel Hastings is charged with two counts of reckless vehicular homicide following a crash that killed two 11-year-old boys in Raleigh.

Police say 26-year-old Hastings was driving erratically on Saturday afternoon, which caused her to lose control on Jones Road near Raleigh Millington Road.

Joshua McDowell and his friend, Darryl Howard, were walking on the sidewalk when police say Hastings hit them.

Hastings is charged with aggravated assault, two counts of reckless vehicular homicide, driving while license was suspended or revoked, and not having insurance.

She is due back in court Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Hastings remains in jail on $350,000 bond. 

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