New details surface about deadly crash

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OGDEN -- New details surfaced about a crash that killed two Weber State University students in April.

A teenager is accused of running from police and causing the deadly accident.

At a preliminary hearing Monday for Mark Mora, 17, an officer testified they suspected Mora's car was involved in a burglary. Mora hit the gas and within a block reached a speed of just over 80 miles per hour. Police say Mora's vehicle hit a small car and killed two college students inside it.

An officer also testified Mora told him, "I'm drunk and I got high." Mora refused to take a breathalyzer test, telling the officer again, "I told you, I've been drinking."

The Standard-Examiner reports tests at the hospital later confirmed Mora's blood alcohol content at .14, but toxicology reports didn't find evidence of drug use.

Mora faces several charges, including two counts of automobile homicide.

Another person charged in the crash is set to appear in court Tuesday morning.

Mora's cousin, Andrew Gomez was the passenger in Mora's car. He is charged with assault on an officer and resisting arrest in connection with the deadly crash.

During an interview with KSL 5 in May, Gomez apologized to the victims' families and denied allegations by police that he is a known gang member.

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