Arrest Pending For Suspect In DWI Crash That Killed 9-Year-Old In Gretna

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Police say an arrest is pending for Wendell Lachney, accused of a drunk driving crash that killed a nine-year-old New Orleans girl.

Lachney is receiving medical care and will be arrested after his release. Officials wouldn't say if he was being treated at a hospital or somewhere else.

Lachney is charged with vehicular homicide for reportedly rear-ending a car at high speed in Gretna while driving under the influence.

Abigail Douglas died of injuries she suffered in the crash.

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