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Man charged in Prince George crash that killed 7-year-old

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A Maryland man is facing charges in connection to a car crash that killed his 7-year-old son on I-95 in Prince George County.

Jeffery Higgs faces aggravated involuntary manslaughter, DWI, and child abuse charges, according to court records.

State Police responded to the accident on I-95 North, near mile marker 39 in November of 2013. They say the Higgs, 28,  ran off the roadway, overcorrected and caused the vehicle to run off the road before striking several trees. 

Higgs was flown to VCU Medical center with serious non-life threatening injuries. His 3-year-old daughter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. His son, Tyli D Ajuan Higgs died at the scene.

A trial for Higgs has been set for May 29, 2014.

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