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1 dead multiple injured in Pompano Beach DUI crash


(POMPANO BEACH, FL)– One person is dead and three others have been injured following a DUI car crash in Pompano Beach.
The incident occurred just after 12 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of W. Sample Road.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office reported that 35-year-old Christopher Alexander Hoepker was driving under the influence when he caused a crash between him and another vehicle.
Both vehicles were said to have caught fire with the driver of the other vehicle trapped inside.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three people were taken to the hospital with injuries.
Hoepker is facing several charges including DUI causing death, DUI causing serious injury, driving with an expired license, having a third DUI arrest, and other traffic infractions.