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Charges May Be Filed In Deadly Rocky Mount Accident

Posted October 26, 2005 10:56 a.m. EDT

— Two brothers are dead and police say a drunken driver is to blame.

Rocky Mount police say 32-year-old Christopher Lynch and his 36-year-old brother, Dan, were riding a bike on U.S. Highway 301 when they were hit by a truck. Both died at the scene.

Steven Putnam, 19, of Youngsville is charged with DWI and underage drinking.

The district attorney's office will decide on more charges later Wednesday afternoon.